Craft 2024 - Kelly Shortridge
Kelly Shortridge
Senior Principal, CTO Office at Fastly
About Kelly Shortridge

Kelly Shortridge is a Senior Principal in the Office of the CTO at Fastly. Shortridge is the lead author of Security Chaos Engineering: Sustaining Resilience in Software and Systems (O'Reilly Media) and is best known as an expert work on resilience in complex software systems, applying behavioral economics to cybersecurity, and bringing security out of the dark ages. Shortridge has been a successful enterprise product leader as well as a startup founder (with an exit to CrowdStrike) and investment banker. Shortridge frequently advises Fortune 500s, investors, startups, and federal agencies and has spoken at major technology conferences internationally, including Black Hat USA, O'Reilly Velocity Conference, and SREcon. Shortridge’s research has been featured in ACM, IEEE, and USENIX, spanning behavioral science in cybersecurity, deception strategies, and the ROI of software resilience. Shortridge also serves on the editorial board of ACM Queue.

Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Cybersecurity
Software Delivery Craft Matters
Level: General
In schedule:
Main Stage
May 30, 16:55 - 17:40 CET

Why do teams struggle to build resilient systems, despite wanting and trying to? What does it take to build and deliver systems that are resilient to failure in practice?In this keynote, we will dispel the myths spun by cybersecurity (and software) orthodoxy and why traditional security principles and recommendations are ineffective for achieving real outcomes.In their place, we will explore princ...