Marcela Denniston Senior Director, Threat Intelligence, Visa
Marcela Denniston is a security and business professional with a passion for education and evangelism of technology and security. With 15 years of international experience across commercial and government sectors and a focus on Cybersecurity and Product Development, Marcela prides herself in striving to be a standout in her field.
Marcela began her career in the United States Navy, where she served performing sensitive work as a Cyber Analyst for the National Security Agency (NSA), and quickly demonstrated a natural capacity to become an Instructor and Leader in the areas of Cyber Intelligence, Network Defense, Intrusion Analysis and Incident Reporting. Her government work also includes time spent with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Department of Defense (DoD).
Upon completion of her assignment, Marcela moved on to act as a consultant expert in her field; providing leadership and guidance to government and commercial executives internationally before taking on her current role today.