Founder, Strategic Cyber LLC

Raphael Mudge is the founder of Strategic Cyber LLC, a Washington, DC based company that creates software for red teams. Raphael’s work Armitage pioneered ideas to allow red teams to collaborate and scale their efforts. He also worked on red team automation through DARPA’s Cyber Fast Track program. Besides Armitage, Raphael is the creator of the threat emulation software Cobalt Strike and the inventor of the grammar checker on His work has appeared on the cover of the Linux Journal, the Fox sitcom Breaking In, and other publications. Raphael regularly speaks on security topics and provides red team support to many cyber defense exercises.