Country: United Kingdom
Position: Application Security Lead (Europe)
Irene Michlin is a security consultant at IBM, where she leads Application Security practice in European centre of competency. Before going into application security consultancy, Irene worked as software engineer, architect, and technical lead at companies ranging from startups to corporate giants. Her professional interests include securing development life-cycles and architectures.
Irene believes that innovative software and secure development practices are not a contradiction, and Lean and Agile practices are actually friends of security.