Melanie Ensign is the Founder and CEO of Discernible, a specialized security and privacy communications firm. After managing security and privacy communications for some of the world’s most notable brands including Facebook, Uber, and AT&T, she now helps more organizations adopt effective communication strategies that improve operations and reduce risk. She counsels executives and technical teams alike to cut through internal politics, dysfunctional inertia, and meaningless metrics. Melanie also leads the press department for DEF CON, the world's largest hacker conference.
Contributions by Melanie Ensign
Join the Team! Insights from NIST's Privacy Workforce Public Working Group
Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021
- Member of Publications Advisory Board 2021 - 2022
Beyond a compliance mindset: How we communicate about privacy impacts our influence
Security at Speed: How Bug Bounty Accelerates Security Beyond the Pen Test
Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017