Katie Moussouris (online)

As a computer hacker with more than 20 years of professional cybersecurity experience, Katie Moussouris has a unique and unparalleled perspective on security research, vulnerability disclosure, and bug bounties. Katie currently serves as the CEO and founder of Luta Security. She also serves as an advisor for several governments and large organizations around the world. Working with the U.S. Department of Defense, Katie led the launch of the U.S. government’s first bug bounty program, “Hack the Pentagon.” During her tenure with Microsoft, her work included industry-leading initiatives such as starting Microsoft Vulnerability Research, which formalized multiparty vulnerability and supply chain vulnerability coordination across hardware and software as well as launching Microsoft’s first bug bounty program. Katie is also the co-author and co-editor of ISO 29147 vulnerability disclosure, ISO 30111 vulnerability handling processes, and ISO 27034 secure development. She is a cybersecurity fellow at New America and the National Security Institute.