Kelli Tarala

IANS Faculty

    Kelli is a Principal Consultant and Co-Founder of Enclave Security, an information security consulting firm specializing in governance. As a security architect and project manager, she specializes in IT audit, governance, policy library development, and information assurance strategies. She is a courseware author for the SANS Institute as well as one of the lead technical editors for the Center for Internet Security’s Critical Security Controls. She is also the lead author for many of the governance resources and creator of tools and policies at You can follow her on Twitter @KelliTarala

    • Security Program Strategy
    • Compliance & Governance
    • Policy Creation, Assessment, and Lifecycle Management
    • Audit & Assessment
    • Information Assurance

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Former Senior Enterprise Security Engineer for WPS Health Insurance
    • Former IT Project Manager for Kerry Group
    • Former Senior Network Architect for Integrated Information Systems Inc

    Certifications & Credentials

    • Master’s Certificate, Information Technology Project Management – University of Wisconsin, Madison
    • BFA, English Language and Literature – University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
    • BA, English – Technical Writing – University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
    • Project Management Professional (PMP)
    • CISSP, HCISSP – (ISC)2

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    Kelli enjoys the Florida lifestyle including kayaking, paddle boarding, and snorkeling. She also likes to run and read mysteries and science fiction.