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Katie Moussouris is a noted authority on vulnerability disclosure and bug bounties, and the founder and CEO of Luta Security, a company that specializes in process improvement for handling vulnerabilities. The UK National Cyber Security Centre has partnered with Luta Security for its first ever vulnerability disclosure pilot programs. Katie helped the US Department of Defense start the government's first bug bounty program, called "Hack the Pentagon," and "Hack the Army", as well as helped advise on the DoD's ongoing vulnerability disclosure program.
Katie created Microsoft's bug bounty programs, and started Microsoft Vulnerability Research. She is also a subject matter expert for ISO standards in vuln disclosure (29147), vuln handling processes (30111), and secure development (27034). Katie is a visiting scholar with MIT Sloan School, doing research on the vulnerability economy and exploit market.
She is a New America Foundation Fellow and Harvard Belfer Affiliate. Katie is also part of the official US Wassenaar delegation. She is on various CFP review boards, and is an adviser to the Center for Democracy and Technology.