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Austin Murphy

Director of Incident Response

Austin Murphy has nearly 10 years of Computer Network Security experience in both private sector professional services as well as service in the US Department of Defense. As the Director of Incident Response, Austin leads the team responsible for delivering trusted advisory services to customers in need of assistance with critical security breaches.

Prior to joining the CrowdStrike team, 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 US 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 Bachelors degree with Quantitative Methods and Computer Science from the University of St 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.


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