Roselle Safran, Former SOC Chief at the White House,
Roselle Safran is a cybersecurity consultant with over a decade of experience in cybersecurity and related fields. As President of Rosint Labs, she provides operational and strategic advice and direction to cybersecurity teams, leaders, and startups. She is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity topics at conferences, in webinars and in podcasts. Previously Roselle co-founded and was the CEO of Uplevel Security, an incident response technology company that enables enterprises to effectively utilize their incoming and historical data to respond to cyber attacks rapidly and accurately. Roselle led the startup as it grew from a product concept to a venture-backed company with Fortune 1000 customers and a host of prestigious industry accolades.
Before founding Uplevel, Roselle was the Cybersecurity Operations Branch Chief at the Executive Office of the President. There she managed the 24x7 Security Operations Center that protected and defended the White House's network. Her responsibilities included managing the investigation of suspected network intrusions, coordinating the mitigation of high severity vulnerabilities, and developing strategic initiates to bolster defensive capabilities, improve network visibility and accelerate response times. Prior to the Executive Office of the President, Roselle managed daily operations activities for cybersecurity analysis teams at the Department of Homeland Security's US-CERT and was instrumental in building two cyber threat intelligence platforms: one used internally by all of the US-CERT analysts and one used by over 50 federal departments and agencies.
Roselle's previous industry experience includes extensive work in computer forensics, incident response, electronic data collection and Internet investigations. She has handled cyber crime cases involving network intrusions, theft of intellectual property, software piracy, spamming activities, defamation, regulatory violations, and various types of fraud. Roselle was named one of the Trending 40 Power Women of DC Tech for 2016. She holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Princeton University.