Mark Curphey is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Crash Override, a venture backed security startup founded in 2022. Curphey is a well known security expert, author, and public speaker. He has more than 25 years of experience in the security and software development fields holding executive leadership, technical leadership and community advocacy roles.
Prior to Crash Override he was the co-founder and CPO/CTO of Open Raven, a data classification company, founder and CEO of SourceClear (acquired by Veracode in 2018) the first pure play security software composition analysis company and led the MSDN subscription team at Microsoft.
In 2002 he founded the Open Web Application Security Project, the de facto online community dedicated to improving software security. He has Masters Degree in Information Security from Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London. Mark lives in the UK.