Katie Moussouris


Katie Moussouris is the Chief Policy Officer of HackerOne, where she oversees the company’s philosophy and approach to vulnerability coordination and disclosure, advises customers and researchers, and works toward the public good to legitimize and promote security research to help make the Internet safer for everyone.

Katie Moussouris’ Microsoft work encompasses industry-leading initiatives such as Microsoft’s bounty programs, BlueHat content chair, security researcher outreach, vulnerability disclosure policies, and MSVR (Microsoft Vulnerability Research). She also serves as a subject matter expert for the U.S. National Body of the International Standards Organization (ISO), in vulnerability disclosure (29147), secure development (27034), penetration testing (20004-2) and vulnerability handling processes (30111).  Ms. Moussouris was one of the Artists Formerly Known as @stake, and has performed dozens of software penetration tests, security code audits, and design reviews for major companies. She was honored with the 2011 Executive Women’s Forum Women of Influence Award in the category of One to Watch. Ms. Moussouris is a renowned keynote speaker and has presented at Security Analyst Summit 2014, RSA 2014, and Nordic Security Con 2013 as well as several others.  She also was an invited speaker at Harvard Business School, MIT, HitB Malaysia 2012 and the Executive Womens Forum 2012  She is working on a book about vulnerability disclosure do’s and don’ts for vendors.

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