Austin Murphy has over a decade of hands-on Computer Network Security experience in both private sector professional services as well as service in the U.S. Department of Defense. As the Vice President of Managed Services, Austin leads the team responsible for stopping breaches through managed endpoint protection.
Additionally, while at CrowdStrike, Austin spent several years as the Director of Incident Response, leading a team of experts delivering trusted advisory services and directed over 1,000 forensic investigations.
Prior to joining CrowdStrike, Austin was a Digital Forensics/Incident Response Manager in the Advanced Security Center at Ernst & Young. There, he was tasked with leading cyber breach investigations for customers as well as building or improving client security operations capabilities.
Before entering the public sector, Austin was a U.S. Air Force Cyberspace Operations Officer where his primary focus was on developing tactics for the deployment of advanced computer network attack and defense capabilities. Austin was the Distinguished Graduate of his Undergraduate Network Warfare Training class.
Austin holds a bachelor’s degree with quantitative methods and computer science from the University of Saint Thomas. Additionally, he is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst. (GCFA). Austin has been invited to speak at SANS DFIR Summit, (ISC)2 Security Congress, RSA Security Analytics Summit, and is co-author of Responding to Targeted Cyber Attacks.