Laura Bell

CEO and Security Cat Herder - SafeStack

Co-author – Agile Application Security by O’Reilly Media

With almost a decade of experience in software development and information security, Laura Bell specializes in bringing security survival skills, practices, and culture into fast paced organisations of every shape and size. She is the co-author of “Agile Application Security” published by O’Reilly Media and helps companies around the world bring security to fast paced environments.

An experienced conference and keynote speaker, trainer, and regular panel member, Laura has spoken at a range of events such as BlackHat USA, Velocity, OSCON, Kiwicon, Linux Conf AU, and Microsoft TechEd on the subjects of privacy, covert communications, agile security, and security mindset.

Laura is the founder of SafeStack, a specialist security training, development, and consultancy firm. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand with her husband and daughter.