Our CFP Review Board is a diverse set of IT and Information Security Professionals from around the globe. BSides Orlando made the decision to actively search for reviewers that could bring unique perspectives, experience, and talent to our Call for Papers Review. We are incredibly proud of our reviewers and our Blind CFP process. We believe our BSides Orlando Review Board helps us make our conference better every year and we can’t thank them enough for their effort.

Allie Mellen

Analyst – Forrester

Allie writes about security and research at Cybereason. She has several years of experience in cybersecurity and has been recognized globally for her security research. She has a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering and has had various engineering, mobile app development, and consulting roles in the technology sector over the past ten years.

Angela Marafino

Program Manager – Microsoft

Angela Marafino is an Evolve Security Academy alumna and is currently an Associate Consultant Engineer on CDW’s InfoSec team. With no background in IT or computer science, Angela did not take the traditional route to obtain a career in cybersecurity. However, the desire for a more challenging career led her to enroll in a cybersecurity bootcamp, which gave her the skills and mindset necessary to become a cybersecurity professional. She is CompTIA Security + and Network + certified and holds two Bachelor’s degrees, one in Fine Arts and another in pre-law. Angela is also a co-organizer of her local WoSec (Women of Security) Chapter.

Carla A. Raisler

Security Architect – Lexmark

Carla is a Security Architect with Lexmark and an Army veteran still serving in the Kentucky National Guard. She has over 20 years of experience in the InfoTech and InfoSec communities in both government and private sectors. Carla has spoken at DerbyCon and KernelCon on neurodiversity in the workplace and is scheduled to speak about digital estate planning at BlueTeamCon. When she isn’t improving her company’s security posture or building tactical networks in the field, she’s sharing and laughing with other security professionals over a glass, or two, of Kentucky’s finest bourbons. 

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Faith O.

Threat Hunter

Faith O. recently moved into the role of a Threat hunter after more than 9 years of diverse hands-on experience in networking and network security fields. She has held multiple positions including: Sr. Network Engineer, Threat Specialist and Information Security Engineer. Faith holds several security certifications including CISSP, PCNSE, GIAC GCIH, GIAC GXPN as well as Networking certifications like the CCNP R&S and CCDP.

Jessica Schalz

Workflow Engineer – Transposit

Jessica Schalz (she/they) is a security engineer at Remitly. She has special interests in developer education, appsec, and security in DevOps cultures. Her public speaking background ranges from internal corporate talks to BSides and security meetups. She’s a disability advocate, cat lover, and wannabe cyberpunk.

Lauryn Landkrohn

Student – UCF

Lauryn is a Senior pursuing a Bachelor of Computer Science at the University of Central Florida with a varied background in technology. Most of Lauryn’s work experience comes development jobs for companies like Lockheed Martin and Amazon. Lauryn also actively participates in the infosec community, previously by being an officer and ops member for UCF’s security club, Hack@UCF, as well as competing on behalf of KnightSec, UCF’s security team, in competitions such as Wicked6.

Mari Galloway

CEO – Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu

Mari is the CEO and a founding board member for the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC), one of the fastest growing 501c3 non-profit cybersecurity communities dedicated to bringing more women and girls to cyber. WSC provides its members with the resources and support required to enter and advance as a cybersecurity professional. Mari began her cyber career with Accenture where she excelled as a Network Engineer. Mari is also the inaugural ISC2 Diversity Award winner for 2019. With over 11 years of Information Technology, 8 of which are in cybersecurity, her experience spans network design and security architecture, risk assessments, vulnerability management, incident response and policy development across government and commercial industries. She holds a variety of technical and management certifications (CISSP, GIAC, CCNA, etc) as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Columbus State University and a Master of Science in Information Systems from Strayer University. Mari is currently a resident of Las Vegas working as a CustomerSuccess Architect for Palo Alto Networks. She regularly contributes content to security blogs and training companies across the country as well as an Adjunct Professor for UMGC. Outside of being a geek, Mari enjoys arts, puzzles, and legos! @marigalloway mostlymimi.com

Matt Drury

Senior Information Security Engineer – HD Supply

Matt Drury, CISSP started in online security operating a hand-coded BBS. This home-brewed career springboarded to CompuServe, where they helped manage the support Forums for GIF (pronounce it how you like), then survived the deadline-critical world of newspaper IT. Currently a senior information-security engineer for a Fortune 500 company, in their spare time cheerleads for universal DMARC adoption, and perform in a tribal-bellydance troupe.

Pablo Breuer

Cybersecurity Executive

Dr. Pablo Breuer has over 20 years’ experience in hands-on and strategic goals across government, industry, and academia. He served 22 years as an active duty Naval Officer at posts including: Innovation Officer at US Special Operations Command/Donovan Group and SOFWERX, the National Security Agency, and U.S. Cyber Command as well as being the Director of C4 at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. He’s been a visiting scientist with Carnegie Mellon CERT, adjunct faculty at numerous universities, and is currently the Chief Information Security Officer for Helm Services.