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Brent Johnson

Application Security Contractor
Brent is a working as an Application Security contractor for GitHub as he finishes a B.S in Computer Science with a minor in Applied Computer Security from the University of Southern California. His primary focus is on application security and he has a strong interest in ways to automate finding vulnerable code during software development. His interest in security was sparked growing up after discovering memory scanners/debuggers and the ways online games could be exploited with them. Brent enjoys competing in online CTFs and gained his initial experience with web development while a member of a student organization on campus that creates software for nonprofits in the Los Angeles area.