August 3-4, 2012
Trivandrum, India

 International Cyber Security and Policing Conference


Dr. Shashi Tharoor. Member of the Indian Parliament, Thiruvananthapuram constituency, Kerala, IN
Author, United Nations peace-keeper, refugee worker, human rights activist, a former Minister of State for External Affairs and now an elected member of the Indian Parliament from the Thiruvananthapuram constituency in Kerala, Dr Shashi Tharoor straddles several worlds of experience.
Dr. Frederick Wamala. Cybersecurity Advisor – Strategic and Technical, London, UK
Dr Wamala serves as a cybersecurity advisor to a host of national Governments, regulatory authorities, large private enterprises and United Nations (UN) agencies. He focuses on the strategic, technical and information assurance aspects of cybersecurity. He is the author of the ITU National Cybersecurity Strategy Guide. He also authored the ITU National Child Online Protection Strategy Guide. The ITU tasked Dr Wamala to lead a cybersecurity Expert Assistance Mission to Georgia after Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks and the defacement of government and commercial websites in the Georgia- Russia war of 2008. Dr Wamala has held cybersecurity engineering, technical, consulting, operational and research positions throughout his career. He holds a practical PhD that focused on the implementation of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Dr. Wamala speaks on cybersecurity at conferences worldwide and to media outlets such as the BBC.

Matthew W. Stephan CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT, PMP.
Far East Regional Information Assurance Manager (IAM) at US Government.
Adjunct Instructor, Tokyo Campus at Temple University.

Serves as the Regional Information Assurance Manager (IAM) and manage Information Assurance (IA) activities, projects, and personnel for Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Far East (NCTS-FE) systems and networks, totaling over 17,000 seats, 22,000 users at nine ONE-Net Local Network Service Centers in Japan, Korea, Guam, Diego Garcia, and Singapore.
Edward P Gibson J.D. CISSP, FBCS. PwC, Director, Cyber Centre of Excellence.
2010-Present: PwC, Director, Cyber Centre of Excellence. Ed helps corporate decision-makers address complex issues such as e-Espionage, money laundering, cyber, fraud, theft of IP and PII, cyber breach, and risk management.
Jan 2000 - Dec 2009 (10 YEARS) LIVED and WORKED in the UNITED KINGDOM (FBI & Microsoft).
MICROSOFT LTD UK: Chief (cyber) Security Advisor, Jul 2005 - Dec 2009 Chief Spokesperson & Senior Cyber Risk Advisor to Customers, employees, Gov't Elites/ Members of Parliament/ House of Lords, Partners, Press/ Analysts, about how Microsoft makes a more safe computing environment, via people, process & technology. Liase with police, security services, gov't agencies, and commerce to insure awareness of criminal element on Internet.
Arron 'f1nux' Finnon. Security Researcher, Alba13 Research Labs, UK
Arron M Finnon has been involved in security research for a over 6 years. Arron has discussed a wide range of security related topics at a number of SecurityHacking conferences in both the UK and Europe, as well as produced over 60 security related podcasts. Interviewing countless security professionals as part of the Finux Tech Weekly Show. During Arron's time at University he was also awarded the SICSA Student Open Source Award for his Advocacy of Free and Open Source software. Now the founder of alba13 research labs, his company specialises in conducting bespoke security research for a number of clients.
Georgia Weidman. Founder/CEO, Bulb Security LLC, US.
Georgia Weidman is a penetration tester, security researcher, and trainer. She holds a Master of Science degree in computer science, secure software engineering, and information security as well as holding CISSP, CEH, NIST 4011, and OSCP certifications. Her work in the field of smartphone exploitation has been featured in print and on television internationally. She has presented her research at conferences around the world including Shmoocon, Hacker Halted, Security Zone, and Bsides. Georgia has delivered highly technical security training for conferences, schools, and corporate clients to excellent reviews. Building on her experience, Georgia recently founded Bulb Security LLC a security consulting firm specializing in security assessments/penetration testing, security training, and research/development. She was awarded a DARPA Cyber Fast Track grant to continue her work in mobile device security.
Loknath Behera IPS. Additional Director General of Police, National Investigation Agency
With more than 25 years of experience in various facets of Policing, Loknath Behera IPS is one of the pioneer people in the Indian Police Department. He has been into cybercrime investigations, security strategy developments, law and order enforcing, security policy formulation etc. He is also a frequent flyer to many countries in connection with investigations and talks. Loknath Behera has also associated with FBI in counter terrorism field.
Satish Babu, Director,ICFOSS
Member of Organizing Committee and Jury of CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards (2008-)

Current and past guest faculty in several institutions including IIM Kozhikode and IIITM-K, Trivandrum

Graduate of Kurukshetra University (Haryana), and Post-graduate of the Institute of Rural Management, Anand, Gujarat

President, Computer Society of India

President, South East Asian Regional Computer Confederation (SEARCC)

Asia-Pacific Co-ordinator, IEEE Computer Society; Global Chair, Distinguished Visitor Programme, IEEE Computer Society; Chair, IEEE Kerala Section

Resource Person and Workshop Organizer, Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2012), Baku, Azerbaijan
Hormis Tharakan IPS. Former Director, RAW
Mr. P.K.H. Tharakan, who belonged to the Indian Police Service, Kerala cadre, retired from service in January 2007. He served the Government in various capacities including Secretary(R) in the Cabinet Secretariat, Govt of India and Director-General of Police, Kerala. After retirement, he served as Advisor to the Administrative Reforms Commission of India. He was also appointed by the President of India as Advisor to the Governor in 2007-2008 when President’s Rule was imposed in Karnataka. Currently, he is a Member of the National Security Advisory Board and the Advisory Committee of the Centre for Strategic Initiatives at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Department of Geopolitics, Manipal University. He writes on strategic issues and police reforms.
R Srikumar IPS. Member, Central Vigilance Commission
Joined IPS in 1973 after a brief stint in the Central Public Works Department, 1973-1982, served in various capacities in Uttar Pradesh in Fatehgarh, Azamgarh and Pratapgarh, and in the Intelligence, Fire Services and Vigilance departments. Chief Security Officer of UPSRTC before coming to Karnataka on transfer in April, 1982, 1982-1985: Superintendent of Police, Bangalore and Bellary, 1985-1996: SP/CBI Bangalore, DIG/CBI New Delhi and DIG/CBI Madras. In June 1996, promoted as IGP and served as Commissioner for Traffic & Road Safety in the Office of the DG & IGP, Karnataka. 1996-2000: Director (Security & Vigilance) in KSRTC, July-2000 to July-2001: Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Corps of Detectives, From July-2001- February 2006: Chairman & Managing Director of KSPHC, From February 2006- 22 June 2006: Commandant General, Home Guards, Ex- Officio Director, Civil Defence & Director, Fire & Emergency Services, From June 22, 2006: Chairman & Managing Director of KSPHC. Decorated with the Indian Police Medal for meritorious service on Republic Day in 1989 and President's Police Medal for distinguished services on Independence Day in 1995.
Ashish Chandra Mishra. CISO, Tesco HSC, IN.
Ashish is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Tesco Hindustan Service Centre (HSC). Ashish has over 12 years of work experience across various fields of Information Technology, including Information Security, Audit & Compliance, Risk Management, Physical Security, Corporate Investigations and Computer Forensics for various companies. He is a BE, MBA, Diploma in Cyber Law and hold leading security certifications viz. CISA, CISM & CRISC (ISACA), BCCE (BCMI), ITIL Foundation, BS 7799 & BS 25999 Lead Auditor. Ashish enjoys consulting in and implementing Information Security and Risk Management best practices and lead the corporate security and risk function of value-based organizations. Ashish has won the Top 100 CISO Awards 2012, he was a part of the team to win SecureSynergy Security Strategist Awards 2005 in IT/ITES category
Anup Narayanan. Founder, First Legion Consulting, IN.
Anup Narayanan is an information security specialist and entrepreneur with more than 12 years of experience. His work focuses on reducing information security risks due to human error. He is a CISA and CISSP. At First Legion, he has created "Information Security Quotient" ( ) a web service for reducing security risks due to human error through awareness and behavior management. Anup’s clientele spans 4 continents.
Sunil Varkey. Head: Information Security, IDEA Cellular Ltd, IN.
Sunil Varkey has 17 years of IT experience with 12 years in Information Assurance domain. He is currently Head of Information Security at Idea Cellular and prior to this he was with Barclays, GE, Genpact & SABB (HSBC Group Bank) in US, Middle East and India. He is CISSP, GSNA, CIPP/US, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, ABCP, ITIL-SM(Red Badge) certified and also serves in the Education Advisory Board of International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
Mohamed Shihab. Advisor (Technical), IMPACT
Mohamed Shihab oversees the technical aspects of the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats’s (IMPACT) work, including intellectual property, consulting and knowledge building capacities. Mr. Shihab is part of the core team that conceptualised and incorporated IMPACT into existence.

In collaboration with security experts, Mr. Shihab manages IMPACT’s technical teams in the design and development of various technology tools, programmes and platforms. He also oversees the development of IMPACT’s products such as the IMPACT Government Security Scorecard System and CIRT-Lite. He is also very involved in development activities with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to roll out various programmes and activities to partner countries as part of the United Nations’/ITU’s Global Cybersecurity Agenda (GCA). Mr. Shihab has twenty years of experience in the field of information technology, with particular focus on cybersecurity. He has previously worked as Sales Director of Fujitsu and as Country Manager for StorageTek (for Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei). Mr. Shihab is a graduate in Computer Science from Staffordshire University, U.K..
Alok Vijayant, NTRO, PMO
Director of The National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) – India’s premier apex scientific organization under the National Security Advisor in the Prime Minister’s Office. It was set up in 2004 and also includes the National Institute of Cryptology Research and Development (NICRD), which is first of its kind in Asia.
Venkataram Arabolu. MD, British Standards Institution.
His career started with Simon Carves where he was involved in construction of a refinery, a fertilizer plant an oil and gas terminal and a boiler. After 5 years with Simon Carves, he joined Det Norske Veritas (DNV) as a Field Engineer for project inspections. Following the introduction of ISO 9000 and its certification, he was one of the pioneers and a prime driver of the new concept of managing businesses. He headed the certification operations of DNV covering Middle East, South and South East Asia with countries starting from Egypt, through Middle East, Iran, India and its neighbors, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. He later headed the internal global business process re-engineering project as Director. After completing 25 years with DNV he joined British Standards Institution(BSI) in July 2006 as the Managing Director for India. He continues to help the Indian industry with the latest standards based management approach that includes Business Continuity Management, Energy Management and more recently Risk management, and he is one of the few experts in this field, having practiced Risk Management in organizations for over 15 years. He has created the BSI’s global courses on Risk Management.
Nandkumar Saravade. Director, Citi Security and Investigative Services, South Asia
Currently responsible for safety and security of Citigroup's staff, assets and reputation in South Asia, as well as investigations for internal/external frauds and information security incidents. Also designated as Chief of Internal Vigilance for India. Till May 2008, served with the elite Indian Police Service (IPS), the last assignment being Director, Cyber Security and Compliance, National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), India’s IT association, on secondment from the Government. Served in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for seven years. Led the Bank Securities and Fraud Cell of CBI at Mumbai for a year. Prior to that, supervised the CBI functioning in the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan. Was the chief of the Mumbai Anti Corruption Branch, CBI’s largest unit in the country, for five years.
Bhadran V K. Associate Director, Resource Centre for Cyber Forensics, C-DAC
Bhadran V K is Associate Director, Resource Centre for Cyber Forensics at the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing(CDAC) , under Dept of Information technology, Govt. of India.The Centre has developed various kinds of Cyber Forensic Tools for disk forensics, network forensics and device forensics. Bhadran has been pivotal in establishing the Resource Centre for Cyber Forensics and is currently leading the development activities in network forensics and working on developing an Enterprise Forensics System with advanced capabilities for policy based monitoring and mitigation of malicious activities emanating inside the organization and external threats. Worked in Artificial Intelligence areas such as Expert Systems, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Natural Language Processing Systems, Machine Translation and Robotics. He is faculty for Network Forensics at various training programs for law enforcement, defense, and corporate organizations. He has spoken at various seminars across India on network forensics and network security and is a regular guest speaker on Cyber Crimes, Network Forensic and Network Security at various Engineering Colleges.Bhadran has also participated in international network forensic workshops where he trained in South East Asian countries, and Mauritius. Recently Bhadran completed Advanced Level Training on Information Security at Software Engineering Institute, CERT, USA and presented a tutorial on Network Forensics at International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crimes, Abudhabi.
Basil Solomon. CISO, UST Global, IN.
Basil is an information security professional with over 17 years of experience in IT and Information security. At present he is the CISO for UST Global. In his current 12 year stint in UST Global, he worked in different capacities with multiple projects & clients. Basil played a key role in leading UST Global to BS7799 and ISO 27001 certification. In his current role, he is responsible for the Internal Information Security Compliance and adherence to security policies of UST’s clients. Basil is also responsible for the IT infrastructure Management& Engineering of the entire UST Global. He was instrumental in the deploying the IT infrastructure of the UST Global thereby benchmarking it to international standards. A seasoned professional, he always likes challenges and at present he has taken the end to end IT ownership for the new 3 million sq. Feet facility of the UST Global in Technopark of which 800,000 sq. Feet getting completed later this year.
Dr Rama K Subramaniam. CEO, Valiant Technologies.
Certified and experienced professional in the areas of creating and implementing secure information security architecture; internal controls systems and processes; conceptualization, creation, testing and maintenance of business continuity and disaster recovery plans; security audits and certification of network infrastructure; conceptualization and implementation of multi-factor authentication processes (including PKI and X.509 compliant certification infrastructure); creation, assessment and certification of SOX, COSO, CoBIT, ISO-27001, ISO-17799 and ISO-15408 compliant information security management systems.
Harsimran Walia. Research Scientist / b44nz0r, McAfee.
Research scientist at McAfee Labs, an IIT Delhi alumni, Independent Security Researcher and passionate about computer security. Have presented at "NullCon2011" on the topic "Reversing Microsoft Patches to reveal vulnerable code". Specialization is in the field of Offensive Security. In the past, have taken training programs on Fuzzing, Malware Analysis, Offensive Metasploit, Exploit development et. al. Author of various technical blogs and research papers.
Dinesh Pillai. CEO, Mahindra Special Services Group, IN.
Mr. Dinesh Pillai is a certified BS 7799 Lead Auditor and has played a prominent role in getting various organizations certified in ISO27001 standard of Information Security. As the CEO of Mahindra SSG, Mr. Pillai defines the road map for all business risk security assessments and innovation. A postgraduate in Electronic Engineering, Mr. Pillai comes with rich industry experience spanning 21 years in areas such as Information security audit and implementation, physical security engineering, business process controls, enterprise solutions like ERP. Mr. Dinesh Pillai is recognized as a global thought leader. He has shared his expertise at several national and international conferences on corporate security and addressed key challenges faced by the corporate leaders and the government sector. His perspectives on Business Innovation, Competitive Advantage, Business Intelligence and Sustaining Growth in a complex globalized world have been much appreciated across several forums. He is an active member of the CII, BCCI, FICCI and ASSOCHAM and has been part of their events and projects in India and abroad.
Sameer Saxena, Head – IAHS Academy, Mahindra Special Services Group, IN.
Mr. Sameer Saxena, is an alumnus of Monash University, Melbourne, Australia having attained his Master’s in Digital Communications. He has over 12 years of experience, having worked in Singapore and Australia in Information Security products Distribution, Consulting and Training space. At Mahindra SSG he is leading the IAHS Academy, which has been established to delivery job role based training programs in Information Assurance and Homeland Security domains.
Besides imparting training and awareness programs to Corporates in India, Bahrain and Singapore, Mr. Sameer has had the privilege to be listed as a Consultant with the World Bank to impart training in the field of Information Security. He has in the past been an Information Security Officer with a Stock Broking firm, worked on RBI’s Information Security Guidelines compliance project for a Bank and led multiple Information Security projects. He has also consulted and implemented ISO 27001 and ISMS for many clients. He also has been an ISO 27001 Auditor with Certification Body RINA (India). Mr. Sameer was a Visiting Faculty with Symbiosis Centre of Information Technology (SCIT), Pune for 3 years where in addition to teaching a number of subjects, he was the Lead Faculty to review and architect the new Information Security syllabi for the MBA Degree.
Maria Bellarmine. CISO, Tech Mahindra Ltd., IN.
Maria Bellarmine is the CISO of Tech Mahindra Ltd and heads the global team responsible for Information Security compliance. He has 24 years of industry experience in the fields of software development, network management, entrepreneurial ventures, business operations and information security. He is a certified lead auditor for ISO27001 and BS25999. He holds CBCP, CISM, CEH and ITIL certifications. The innovative work of his team had brought alternative thinking into security awareness promotional efforts, SMEs on core domains of information security, home grown automated tools for customized dashboards and balanced scorecards etc. The varied challenges of both ITS and BPO are being effectively addressed by his team with continuous improvement of security posture and customer satisfaction. Tech Mahindra had been one amongst the top three finalists for “DSCI excellence award 2011"on ‘Security in IT company’ (large).
Shashidhar CN. Global Information Security Adviser, IBM, IN.
C N Shashidhar is a CISA, CRISC, ISO 27k1 LI, MBA & MCom with around 25 years of experience. He is a Global Information Security Adviser at IBM. He is also the Treasurer & Director Membership of ISACA Bangalore & also a founder member of India He has presented at various security conferences including C0C0N 2010 & 2011. His interests are Cloud Security, Cyberwarfare & Honeynets.
Rohit Srivastwa. Founder, ClubHACK, IN.
Rohit Srivastwa is a well known security evangelist and founder of India's first ever hackers conference called ClubHack which is organized in Pune every year on the first weekend of December. He has an expertise in cyber crime investigation and IT infrastructure management. Rohit is actively involved advising several military agencies, law enforcement personnel, media, corporate and Government bodies in these fields. In Jan 2012 Rohit was awarded by prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for 2012 in the domain of “Enterprise Security”.
Rahul Sasi, Isight Partners
Rahul(fb1h2s) is working as an Info Security Researcher for iSIGHT partners. He has responsibly disclosed vulnerabilities/Bugs to Google, Apache, Banking sectors and many IT giants. Rahul has authored articles and spoken at Clubhack, Cocon(2011), Nullcon(2011,2012), HITB(2012) and BlackHat(2012). His work could be found at Garage4Hackers.
Sandeep Godbole. Sr Manager Information Security, Syntel
Sandeep is an information security professional. His experience spans the information security, information assurance as well as the information audit domains. In his present role as the Senior Manager for Information Security at Syntel, he is responsible for monitoring the security as well as the security initiatives. On the security technologies front his experience includes SIEM tool (Security Incident and Event Management), Digital Forensics, Penetration Testing, Application Security, Data Analytics etc. He has also a wide experience on frameworks and standards including ISO27001, PCI DSS, Cobit, ITIL etc.
Sandeep holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computers with a Master’s in Business Management. Sandeep is a Certified Information Systems Auditor ( CISA ), Certified Information Security Manager ( CISM ), Certified Information Systems Security Professional ( CISSP ), Certified Ethical Hacker ( CEH ).
Pawan Kumar Singh, CISSP®. Chief Information Security Officer, Tulip Telecom Limited, IN
Pawan Kumar Singh is the Chief Information Security Officer of Tulip Telecom Ltd, which is a leader in enterprise connectivity and Data Center business. Tulip Telecom own’s the world’s third largest data canter in the world which is based out of Bengaluru with a floor area of around 9 lakh sq feet. Pawan has more than 14 yrs of cumulative experience in Security Operations, processes and Audits and Compliance. Over the last 9 yrs he has been working in the telecom industry and has been instrumental in setting up Information Security and Compliance teams for 2 major Telecom players in India. He is a CEH, CISSP and ISO 27001 lead auditor. His expertise lies in the Information Security Governance, Audit frameworks, IT Act and regulatory compliance.
Vineet Kumar. Chief Technology Officer, Jharkhand Police, IN
Vineet Kumar is Chief Technology Officer at Jharkhand Police; Head at Cyber Defence Research Centre (CDRC), Govt of Jharkhand and a Member at Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS), Jharkhand. He has been invited to many prestigious information security events including World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2006, Marcus Evans conference, Hacktrix 2007 etc. He has also been guest lecturer to various instituitions and academias all over India.
Bishan Singh Kochar. Sr. Principal Security Engineer, Yahoo.
Bish is the app security leader at Yahoo SDC India.
He helps engineers develop secure and defensible web apps. Of the remaining time, he focuses on strategic research on defensive coding and tactical pieces around how to make security work without disrupting the business. Prior to Yahoo, he was with McAfee. While At IBM, he lead the application security practice. In his early years he was with Sumeru, a start-up, where he lead the application and network Security practice.
Aakash Kumar Goel. Project Engineer, C-DAC.
A Graduate in Computer Science and Engineering, holds a PG Diploma in Advanced Business Computing from C-DAC, envisioned to abridge the gap between the technology ridden and technology driven. An Open Source Enthusiast, working in the capacity of Project Engineer with C-DAC, Hyderabad. His core interest areas include Open Source Technologies, Web Security, Mobile Computing and Business Intelligence.
Ahamed Saleem, Project Engineer, C-DAC
Project Engineer at C-DAC, an Electronics and Communication Engineer, PG Diploma in System Software Design, working as a domain specialist for web application penetration testing and cyber forensics for past one year. His interest areas include web application penetration testing, computer forensics and information security research related activities.
Amol Naik. Web Application Pentester, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development, IN
Amol Naik is a web application pentester working with Mercedes-Benz Research & Development India. He has more than 8 years of experience in Application Security, Ethical Hacking and Network security. He is listed in Google Security Hall of Fame, Facebook WhiteHat and Twitter Security page for reporting various vulnerabilities in their web applications. He won ClubHack preCON CTF 2011. His web hacking technique "Exploitation of Self-Only XSS in Google Code" qualified for “Top 10 web hacking techniques in 2011” contest run by Jeremiah Grossman.
Sreenarayan A. Mobile Security Consultant and Service Developer, Paladion Networks
Sreenarayan is currently working as an Information Security Consultant at Paladion Networks. He is the principal researcher in the Mobile Application Security Team at Paladion, having developed Paladion's Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Gray Box and Code Review checklists, and has trained 30+ engineers to detect security flaws in mobile applications. He has found flaws in leading Mobile-based financial applications and helped the respective organizations fix those vulnerabilities. He has authored many white papers on information security and network-related research, which have been published in multiple information security magazines and international journals such as Hacki9 and Palisade magazines among others. He has conducted technical trainings and provided Experts Talk about various platforms for multiple banking & finance customers and reputed institutes in the Mumbai University. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) and Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI).
Dr R Thilagaraj, Criminologist
Professor and Head - Department of Criminology, University of Madras
Dr Latha Subramanian, Victimologist
Assistant Professor and Head - School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Tamilnadu Open Univeristy
Arpit Patel. Student of Master of Engineering in IT System And Network Security, GTU, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Arpit Patel is security researcher currently pursuing M.E in IT SYSTEM AND NETWORK SECURITY from GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (GTU). He has more than 5+ year experience in the plan, design, implementation and support of LAN networks. He was also work with MNC company like Effective Teleservices Pvt. Ltd now it is ETECH INC. to monitoring, managing and maintain servers Inbound & Outbound campaigns for US and INDIA. He is also involved in the field of teaching as ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Universal College of Engineering and Technology, Gandhinagar affiliated with GTU. His areas of expertise are in configuring of Windows server 2003/2008 Active Directory and CISCO Routers/Switches. He is interested areas are cloud security, cyber forensics, penetration testing, Security Analyst and audit framework. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified System Administrator: Messaging (MCSA), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).
Sneh Vyas
Sneh Vyas is a security researcher currently pursuing M.E IT System & Network Security from Gujarat Technological University. He has more than 2 years of experience in maintaining Datacenters of MGNREGA, BRGF at Dahod District which is solely managed by GSWAN (Gujarat State Wide Area Network) and NIC (National Informatics Center)in the state of Gujarat. He was constantly involved in configuring and managing whole GSWAN network in Dahod District during this period and can successfully manage L2, L3 Switches and CISCO aggregation Routers. He was also involved in the field of teaching as Assistant Professor in Ganpat University, Gujarat. His area of expertise is in managing LAN design/configuration & implementation with CISCO equipments, port configuration in Routers and Switches. He has professional experience in the activities like port forwarding, implement static Routing protocol like OSPF, RIP, BGP. His interest areas are finding security vulnerability using reverse engineering, Proxy Servers, Firewalls, IDS/IPS.
Lishoy Bhaskar, Vice President, MobME Wireless solutions
Lishoy Bhaskar- Head-Enterprise Business, MobME Wireless solutions Private Limited. Lishoy heads the Government business unit in MobME, and is an expert in Mobile Governance and Mobile based security solutions. Lishoy has more than 6 years of experience in designing and delivering Comprehensive mobile governance projects and Mobile/ Wireless applications for Law enforcement agencies.
Shashank Agrawal. Solutions Sales Manager, Autonomy, an HP Company
Solutions Sales Manager with Autonomy, an HP company. Expertise in conceptualizing and delivering complex & innovative IT solutions around “unstructured” data such as internally-generated documents or databases, captured hard-disk images, open-source information, data from other departments, broadcast media, CCTV footage, or audio intercept.
Raghav Shandilya, CTO Ankhorus Cyber Security
Working in the field of security from a year and a half now. Have completed my bachelors in computers application. His work includes R&D over various security tools and products for ankhorus like server shield , ESS(Enterprise Surveillance System) and WAF(Web Application Firewall).
Sagar Rahurkar, Advocate
Masters of Law, Certified Digital Evidence Analyst and pursuing Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Two years of experience in IT Law (Data Privacy and Compliance), Digital Evidence Analysis, Fraud Prevention and detection encompassing corporate and law enforcement trainings and consultancy to provide complete techno-legal solution. Resource faculty for Cyber Laws at – ILS Law College, BVP New Law College, Yashada and Bank of India, Speaker at the leading National and International conferences on IT security and law., Published more than 20 articles in prominent International Information Security magazines on Cyber legal issues
Prashant, Infosys
Prashant works for Infosys technologies and is CISSP, CEH and CCSK. Prashant has been speaker at nullcon, C0C0N, Securitybyte & Clubhack. Prashant is chapter lead for OWASP and null bangalore chapters and contributor to Matriux Security distribution. Prashant's main expertise in on application security and building security architectures.
Anant Shrivastava. Senior Systems Engineer , Infosys
Anant is working as a information security professional at Infosys technologies Pvt ltd. He is a regular player of various CTF some notable ones 1st Prize @ HackIM-nullcon 1st Prize @ BattleUnderground-nullcon 3rd Prize @ HITB-precon(3rd) He holds a CEH and RHCE certification and comes from a rich background of web application development to system and server administration. Currently focused towards the Information security field. His work can be found at and
Ankur Bhargava. Application Security Professional, IBM India Software Labs
Ankur Bhargava is Working with Appscan Team as a security researcher in IBM India Software Labs, his daily job includes research in Web application security, Penetration Testing. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker and has worked with Infosys Technologies where he did research on Malware Analysis, Penetration Testing, Mobile Penetration Testing. Ankur was a speaker at C0C0N 2010. where he presented his paper on topic “Client Side Exploits Using PDF”. Ankur is active member of null and OWASP Bangalore chapter.

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