IT-Defense 2024Tal Melamed

Tal Melamed

With more than 15 years experience in Application and Serverless Security, Tal co-founded CloudEssence in 2020, a cloud-native Application Security company that was acquired by Contrast Security. Previous to CloudEssence, Tal headed the security research at Protego Labs, a Serverless security startup that was acquired by Check Point. Tal is committed to evangelizing serverless and application security to the community, by training hundreds of developers and security teams around the world, serving as an AWS Community builder and teaching at the cybersecurity master's program at Quinnipiac University, where he also earned his master's degree in Cyber Security.