Kate Broussard

Senior Security Consultant

Kate Broussard (eWPT) is a Senior Security Consultant at Bishop Fox, where she focuses on application penetration testing, cryptography, and source code review.

Prior to Bishop Fox, Kate operated an independent application security consulting testing business focused on SMB penetration testing. During these engagements, she routinely exploited cross-site scripting vulnerabilities arising from the use of outdated JavaScript libraries. Kate also has extensive prior experience with web application development, including projects where she designed and developed instructional websites for university faculty. She managed and supervised a team of 30 to perform a large data transformation project on 3,000 files for a public university with over 50,000 enrolled students. Additionally, Kate has extensive experience with software development lifecycle (SDLC) documentation.

Kate is an active security researcher. She led the workshop, “Introduction to Linux Privilege Escalation Methods,” at Day of Shecurity Boston 2019. She holds a Master of Arts in Comparative Literature from the University of Texas at Austin.