Rick Housley

Rick Housley is a Principal Engineer at United Technologies Corp., where he works as part of UTC’s Cyber Security Center of Expertise. Previous to his time at UTC he worked as a Research Scientist at Red Balloon Security. His research has been showcased at numerous industry and academic conferences including Blackhat, Defcon, REcon, and WOOT. His most recent disclosure “Thrangrycat” was awarded a Pwnie for “Most Underhyped Research” earlier this year. When not designing secure-boot defeating EMPs and interposers, he is building axe handles and baby rattles in his woodshop.