Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson is a computer security specialist with a focus on software vulnerability analysis. Currently the Director of Security Research for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and previously the Research Lead for the Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group at Cisco Systems, Inc., Richard offers over 15 years of expertise and leadership in the software security industry. Current responsibilities include building a proactive offensive security research strategy and implementation for a world leading cloud infrastructure and development team at Oracle. Previous endeavors focused on the research and development of advanced fuzzing and crash analysis technologies facilitating the automation of the vulnerability triage and discovery process. Richard has delivered training and presented annually at top-tier industry conferences worldwide for over a decade and is an invited speaker at several leading events. Richard was also co-founder of the Uninformed Journal and is on the committee for the USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies.