Shawn Richardson

Technical Lead, Palo Alto Networks

As the Technical Lead for the Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) at Palo Alto Networks, Shawn Richardson drives product security incidents from initial disclosure to full resolution with security researchers, engineering, quality assurance, and customers for the company.  She participates in Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) as a co-chair for the Ethics special interest group (sig) and as a member of the Vulnerability Coordination sig.  Shawn was also a contributor to the PSIRT services framework, ISO 29147 and ISO 31111. 

Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, she spent over 15 years at Microsoft, including product security and privacy roles in Windows, Windows Server, and Bing. Her last years there were spent in multiple roles in the Microsoft Security Response Center.  Outside of work, she spends time exploring her adopted home of California with her husband and catering to her two cats.

My Sessions

Cyber Security: In the context of a Ever Connected World

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How do you know you have the best security system in place? Redefine the scenario or start over from scratch? Our panelists will share the lessons learnt from failed processes/experiments and how they come up with the best solutions in the industry. Don’t miss all the exciting successes and failures they have dealt with in building […]