Ms. Pang is a Criminology Consultant. Ms. Pang moved to Canada from the United Kingdom after receiving her B.A. Hons. in Developmental Psychology with Cognitive Studies, which included Artificial Intelligence programming. After completing her M.A. Degree in Criminology in Vancouver, Ms. Pang worked in various fields of Criminology, including the British Columbia Forensics Psychiatric Commission, and the National Headquarters of Correctional Services Canada in Ottawa.
Ms. Pang was commissioned by the B.C. Forensic Psychiatric Commission to develop the first comprehensive, “Standards and Guidelines for the Assessment, Treatment and Management of Sex Offenders in British Columbia”. Ms. Pang also has extensive experience in statistical research and policy development, including in the areas of sex offenders, serious offenders, youth gangs, community policing, domestic violence, equity employment, and community outreach.
Ms. Pang is one of the founders of The Society For The Policing Of Cyberspace (POLCYB). Based in Vancouver, Canada, POLCYB is an international society devoted to enhancing international collaboration and private-public partnerships to combat cybercrime. In addition to other consultation projects, Ms. Pang is also the Executive Director of POLCYB.
Ms. Pang was awarded the prestigious Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013. The medal was presented to Ms. Pang in recognition of her significant achievements and continuous contributions to the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) mandate of “leading progressive change in policing”.
Raymond H. Velez is currently the Regional Manager, Global Product Protection, Eli Lilly Asia and is responsible for anti-counterfeiting operations for the Asia Pacific Region from Australian-New Zealand to Pakistan.
Eli Lilly and Company is a leading innovation-driven corporation committed to developing best-in-class and first-in-class pharmaceutical products that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives.
Mr. Velez retired from the US Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI) in 2001 after having spent 21 years in various investigative positions in the United States, Thailand, India and Pakistan. He has broad experience in investigations ranging from Terrorism to Drug Trafficking and has conducted training of police and other government officials throughout Asia and the United States.
Since retirement from the FBI, Mr. Velez also worked as the Senior Investigator for Microsoft Corporation, Law and Corporate Affairs, responsible for IPR investigations in South Asia Pacific.
Rich Baich is CISO over four Corporate Risk teams which include Enterprise Information Security Strategy and Oversight, Enterprise Access Management, Information Security Engineering and Services, and Cyber Defense and Monitoring. Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 2012, Mr. Baich was a Principal at Deloitte & Touche where he led the Global Cyber Threat and Vulnerability Management practice. Mr. Baich’s other security leadership roles include Naval Information Warfare Officer for the National Security Agency (NSA), Senior Director for Professional Services at Network Associates (now McAfee) and, after 9/11, as Special Assistant to the Deputy Director for the National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Emmanuel Peter (EP) is the CISO & Apprentice Leader of Mu Sigma. He has been involved in Information Security at Mu Sigma for about 7 years and is responsible for, enabling core functions to effectively implement InfoSec policies & practices, spearheading new security initiatives for the company, interaction with clients related to - security requirements, contracts review, audits & compliance. He seizes opportunities to engage and evangelize good security practices within the organization.
Peter joined Mu Sigma in 2008 as IT head and setup the company’s formal IT team. Before joining Mu Sigma, he worked with BEA Systems. In previous assignments, he has held several positions at HP, Compaq and Digital Equipment during his journey of more than 10 years in IT domain. Peter holds a Master degree in Sociology. When not at work, he enjoys traveling and appreciates music.
Mr. Sawkar was born in Bangalore, India. He received a Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona in 2000, and a Bachelors of Arts with Honors in English Literature and Philosophy from Boston University in 1995. Prior to working for the FBI, Mr. Sawkar was an Assistant State’s Attorney for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. Sawkar entered on duty as a Special Agent (SA) of the FBI on April 20, 2003. From 2003 through 2013, SA Sawkar was assigned to the Los Angeles Division, Long Beach Resident Agency, where he worked Counterterrorism and White Collar matters. SA Sawkar also had collateral responsibilities as an undercover certified employee (UCE) and as a Firearms Instructor (FI). In 2012, SA Sawkar served as the Acting Supervisor of the Long Beach Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) for one year.
As a field agent, SA Sawkar specialized in HUMINT operations both domestic and international. SA Sawkar utilized these experiences while deployed to Iraq in 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
From 2013 through 2015, SSA Sawkar served as an Assistant Legal Attaché in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. During that time, SSA Sawkar also opened the Legat sub-office in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Legat Sawkar reported to New Delhi as the Legal Attaché on June 28, 2015.
As Counsel for International Consumer Protection at the US Federal Trade Commission, Betsy promotes cross border coordination on consumer protection cases, including mass marketing fraud, imposter fraud and other threats conveyed through phone, internet and postal channels. Prior to her current position, Betsy oversaw law enforcement activity on a range of consumer fraud issues, directed the development of the FTC’s Identity Theft Program, and coordinated the collection and analysis of intelligence.
Experienced IT Infrastructure & Security professional with over 16 years of work experience, successful and steady career growth in reputed organizations viz., Sify Limited, Primus Telecommunications India Limited, Wipro Infotech, Gateway Terminals India, PCS Technology Limited, Fullerton India Credit Company Limited and currently with TransUnion CIBIL Limited.
Currently Heading the IT Infrastructure & Security Operations for CIBIL. Leads the Digital Cyber Forensic team of CIBIL for investigating any Data Breach or attempts. Succeeded in positioning the Technology function as a Business Transformation initiative, with major contributions in Security technology implementations focusing on protection, prevention, monitoring and alerting. Lead end-to- end design, implementation and operationalization of security infrastructure at TransUnion CIBIL Limited.
Key achievements in the current and earlier stints include setting up of the complete IT Infrastructure and security operations including SOC from the scratch for two start up MNCs in India viz., Gateway Terminals India and Fullerton India. Implemented Virtualization on Open platform, which was the first of its kind in India. Automated the Business Continuity by building robust DR setup with seamless switch over from Primary site to DR site.
He is also associated with Cyberdome ranked as Elite Member, a Public Private Partnership initiative started by Kerala Police to combat Cyber Threats.
He holds a Engineering Degree in Computer Science & Engineering and Management Degree in IT. Certified Ethical Hacker, Prominent Speakers and contributes inputs to many security forums for combating cyber threats. Recognized as Most Innovative CIO’s of India, Top 100 CISO’s & CSO’s consistently over last 3 years by various media groups.
Dr. Parry Aftab is a digital privacy/security lawyer and advises industry and nations on policy/best practices. A founding member of Facebook's safety advisory bd, she sits on MTV's public affairs advisory board and runs WiredSafety, Stop Cyberbullying and Cybersafety India as an unpaid volunteer. Her consulting firm WiredTrust advises trusted brands and well-funded start-ups. She recently helped found the US Cybersecurity Corps
She was identified as "the leading expert in cybercrime in the United States" by the Boston Herald. US Congress honored her and UNESCO appointed her to head its Internet crimes against children initiative for the US. Parry served on the Internet Safety Technical Task Force (ISTTF) and NTIA's Online Safety Technology Working Group (OSTWG) to advise Congress.
Shomiron is a highly experienced Intrusion Analyst, and has been building threat detection systems for more than a decade. He founded NETMONASTERY (NM) at the end of 2002, and set out to deliver quality attack detection products and services to its customers. Today NM serves the largest customers in the financial, telecom, media and e-commerce markets, with its geographical reach and presence spanning the globe.
NETMONASTERY has been named Cool Vendor by Gartner in Security for Technology and Service Providers, 2014.
From his early years Shomiron has focussed on NM's core values and continues to be hands- on with his technology. Over the years he has worked intensively on, DDoS mitigation, Traffic Anomaly, Collaborative Detection Systems, Trace Tools, BigData, Real-time FishBowling, Multi-layer Correlation, Reporting Technologies, Audit Systems, Frameworks, Parallel Processing and Measurable Security.
Specializations: Intrusion Analysis, Therat Intelligence, SIEM, DDoS Defense Strategies, Intrusion Prevention, Incident Handling, Multi-layer Correlation and BigData
Dr. Rajiv Pandey Senior Member IEEE is a Faculty at Amity Institute of Information Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Campus India. He possesses a diverse back ground experience of around 30 years to include 15 years of Industry and 13 years of academic. His research interests include the contemporary technologies as Semantic Web Provenance, Cloud and Big Data, and Data Analytics. He has published more than 30 research papers in Scopus, and other science indexed journals of repute. He has been Session chairs, Technical committee member for various IEEE and Elsevier conferences.
He has been on technical committees of various government and private universities. He is intellectually involved in supervising Doctorate Research Scholars and Post graduate Students. He is also an active contributor in professional bodies like IEEE, IET and Lucknow Management Association. He is also a member of Machine Intelligence Research Labs.
Cecilia WALLIN, Criminal Intelligence Officer at INTERPOL Crimes against Children, is the team leader for the team based in the Asian region. Cecilia has 12 years’ experience in the investigation of child sexual exploitation at a local, national and international level. She joined the Swedish Police Authority in 2005 after graduating from Uppsala University in Sweden with a Degree in Master of Laws. Cecilia has investigated numerous child sexual abuse cases, interviewing offenders and victims and analysing material. While stationed at the Cyber Crime Unit, National Operations Department in Stockholm, Sweden, she was also the coordinator and instructor for the National Training for investigations and victim identification. She is a part of an International network of experts focusing efforts to identify the sexually abused children depicted in images and videos located across the world and is also an administrator of the International Child Sexual Exploitation database (ICSE) and instructor of INTERPOL’s trainings.
Manas Pratim Sarma is Senior Security Specialist at United Aerospace Technology. He has 5 years of experience in Cyber Security Research and Development area Application security, Vulnerability Research and a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). He is currently working on IoT and cloud security implementation. He is also involved in the security conference like NullCon, HITB. His technical interests in programming, bug bounty, CTF. He also provided Ethical Hacking training in reputed engineering college in India.
Samit Anwer is a Web and Mobile Application pentester and researcher. He has been active in the security community since the last 3 years soon after completing his Master's degree from IIIT, Delhi in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing. He is an active member of the Null Bangalore chapter and has spoken on various security topics. He is actively involved with vulnerability research in popular Web and Mobile apps and has responsibly disclosed several security issues with Google Cloud Print API, XSS filter evasion on IE 11/MS Edge, code execution on Microsoft Windows 10, and buffer overflows on MS Edge/IE 11. He currenlty works for Citrix R&D India Pvt. Limited, Bangalore as a Security researcher.
His technical interests lie in using static program analysis techniques to mitigate security and performance issues on mobile/web apps, breaking web/mobile apps, and researching on cutting edge authentication and authorization mechanisms. When he is not breaking apps, you can find him occupied with outdoor sports, on a food spree or traveling.
His previous published works are as follows:
1. Chiromancer: A Tool for Boosting Android Application Performance [MobileSOFT Conference 2014, Hyderabad, India]
2. Detecting Performance Antipatterns before migrating to the Cloud [IEEE CloudCom 2013, Bristol, U.K.]
3. Performance Antipatterns: Detection and Evaluation of their Effects in the Cloud [IEEE Services 2014, Anchorage, Alaska]
A specialist in cyber law and legal aspects of cyber security, Vishal has gained diverse knowledge through his assignments with Government organizations, Corporates and education institutions.
Vishal was a member of the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012 -17) Government of India – Working Group on Cyber Laws and Legal Framework and Working Group on Cyber Security.
Vishal chaired the subgroup which was constituted under the main working group responsible for suggesting the emerging legal framework towards issues on the Internet, intellectual property law and Internet governance.
As part of his earlier assignments he has worked on Government of India eSign Project and UIDAI: Aadhaar.
In the year 2002, Vishal engineered Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Hon’ble High Court of Bombay for appointment of adjudicating officers to decide the fate of multi crore cybercrime cases in India. The PIL also resulted in the appointment of Chairman and the establishment of Cyber Appellate Tribunal at New Delhi.
Rohit Srivastwa is a well known security evangelist and founder of India's first ever hackers conference and community called ClubHack. He has an expertise in cyber security and IT infrastructure management. Rohit is actively involved advising several military agencies, law enforcement personnel, media, corporate and Government bodies in these fields. Since Jan 2012 Rohit is awarded by prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for six consecutive years in the domain of “Enterprise Security”. In June 2016, one of his company got acquired by Quick Heal Technologies where now he is heading "Cyber Education and Services" vertical. In the international cyber domain, the most recent and valuable responsibility on Rohit is of a liaison member at FIRST.org which is a consortium of CERTs from across the globe.
Sandesh is an Information Security professional with a deep affinity towards Software Security. He currently works as a Managing consultant, APAC at Cigital Asia Pvt Ltd (now a part of Synopsys). Apart from leading the delivery of various AppSec engagements, he also helps Cigital's clients mature their Software Security (AppSec) program.
Ashwath is currently working as an Associate Principal Consultant at Cigital Asia Pvt Ltd (now a part of Synopsys), Bangalore. He was previously working as a Security Engineer at Microsoft Corp. Ashwath has presented at IW school, IAF and at Nullcon 2017. He is interested in red teaming, threat modeling, web application pentesting and architecture review.
Prajwal Panchmahalkar is a lead security engineer at VMware Inc., He has contributed to public security research and has been the Development Lead for Matriux since 2009. In the past he was a Research Assistant at Texas Tech University working on Security of Critical Infrastructure and Smart Grid Energy Systems, with journal published on Elsevier. A Finalist for America's Information Security Leadership Award 2012 (AISLA) by (ISC)2. Previously Prajwal was a speaker at BSidesLV and GrrCon. He was a chapter lead for n|u, Hyderabad an open security community. Prajwal holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the Texas Tech University at Lubbock
Rushikesh is a security analyst. Having more than six years of experience under his belt, his assignments have always been pointed towards reducing the state of insecurity for information. His research papers were accepted at NCACNS 2013, nullcon 2014, HITCON 2014, Defcamp 2014, BruCON 2015, DEFCON 24, BruCON 2016 and x33fcon 2017. Being an avid CTF player, for him solace is messing up with packets, frames and shell codes.
Have been a security engineer for Devops for a year.Have experience in web,mobile and infra-structure pen-testing
Jayesh Singh Chauhan is a security professional with more than 5 years of experience in the security space. In past, he has been part of security teams of PayPal, PwC and currently works as the senior security engineer for Sprinklr. He has authored OWASP Skanda, RFID_Cloner and CSRF PoC generator and has presented in c0c0n 2013, 2015, GES 2014 and Ground Zero 2015. He is the project leader for OWASP Skanda and leads the NULL bangalore chapter
Furqan Ahmed Khan received his M.tech. degree in Software Engineering from Galgotias University, Greater Noida, India in 2014.He has worked extensively in the area of automation in cyber security and has co-authored 2 international Journals in area of web application security. His recent projects include "PTO" - "A Multi Tool framework for automation of Network Penetration testing" .He has got development experience across multiple platforms including Java ,JSP, Struts ,Asp.Net MVC ,Python ,Django .His research interests align with web application security and Machine Learning applications in area of cyber security. He has previously worked as a project scientist in an R&D project supported by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India at National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal on a project titled "Development of tool for detection of XML based Injection vulnerabilities in web applications."Currently, he is employed as a Senior Security Researcher at Paladion Networks
Shobha Rani J has spent over 17 years on various information technology disciplines, focusing primary on enterprise application development and consultation. Over the course of her career, Shobha has held increasingly engineering and management roles. As an information security practitioner, Shobha has extensive experience in Public Key Infrastructure, Web services security, Identity and Access Management, Information and Event Management, Compliance Assessment, Vulnerability Assessment, Risk Assessment, GRC application customizations and integrated security tools building enterprise solutions. She has managed all aspects of Software Development Life Cycle delivering world class products.
Shobha is CISSP and CISM certified, holds Masters in Software Systems from BITS pilani.
Shobha has worked with Wipro, Oracle, RSA, Accenture in the past and proud to part of Walmart Labs now.
Vanshit is an IT security Consultant & a passionate IT security Researcher with more than 5 years of experience and possesses knowledge in most aspects of IT security testing and implementation. He is an academician and a thought leader who has contributed in raising the bar of understanding on cyber security and ethical hacking among students of many colleges and universities in India. He is a voracious public speaker, delivers speech on Improving IT Security, Insider Threat, Social Engineering, Wireless forensics, and Exploitation Techniques. In his current profile, he leads team super specialists in cyber security to protect various clients from Cyber Security threats and network intrusion by providing necessary solutions and services. Areas of expertise include Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration testing, Exploit writing, Metasploit expert usage during penetration testing, Threat Analytics and Modelling, Wireless Penetration Testing and Exploitation, Insider Threat Management
Siddharth Anbalahan is currently working as the R&D-Practice head of Paladion Networks .Siddharth has over 10 years of IT security experience with a specialization in application security. He has spoken at various OWASP conferences and has co-authored the book “Application Security in ISO 27001 Environment. He has successfully developed robust application security programs for many provider and user organizations. He has been copresenter at OWASP APAC 2009 and 2013
Swaroop Yermalkar works as a Senior Security Engineer at Philips. His work includes threat modelling, security research, assessment of IoT devices, healthcare products, web applications, networks, Android, and iOS applications.
Swaroop is an OWASP iGoat Project leader (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_iGoat_Tool_Project) and one of the top security researchers worldwide who works with Cobalt.io (https://app.cobalt.io/swaroopsy) and Synack.inc. Swaroop has given talks and training at various security conferences, such as Hacks in Taiwan (HITCON), Europeansec, GroundZero, c0c0n, 0x90, DefconLucknow, and GNUnify. He has been acknowledged by Microsoft, Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Dropbox, Evernote, Simple Banking, iFixit, and many more for reporting high-severity security issues in their mobile apps.
He is an active member of NULL, an open security community in India, and is a contributor to the regular meetups and Humla sessions at the Pune, Bengaluru chapter. He holds various information security certifications, such as OSCP, OSWP, SLAE and CEH. Swaroop has written articles for clubHACK magazine and is the author of An Ethical Guide to Wi-Fi Hacking and Security and Learning iOS Penetration Testing (Packt Publishing).
Arpit is into information security consulting from 7 years and has worked with major financial institutions, ecommerce and telecom providers as a security auditor and penetration tester. He was also involved in audit and implementations of PCIDSS, ISO27K1 & HIPPA.
Ronald Michael is an Infosec Enthusiast.He works as a Security Analyst and has about 6 years of experience in Infosec, with focused expertise in Web Application Security and Network Security. Once he got the taste of InfoSec, he earned CEH, GWAPT and OSCP certification and never looked back and continues to be hungry for more. In past, he has been part of security teams of DeLL, Microsfot and currently works at Akamai.He has been involved in snuffing out attacks for prominent clientele. Security is not just a job, but a passion for him and his unconditional love for it continues to grow on
Rahul (c0dist) is a threat researcher by profession, with keen interest in information security, honeypots, human behavior and everything else related to computers. He has co-authored a spam honeypot (SHIVA) and is a contributor to the Detux Linux sandbox. Rahul co-developed SHIVA honeypot as a GSoC intern for The Honeynet Project. He was also among the Top 30 finalists in Nullcon 2015's EMC Defenders' League CTF. He has recently been credited for CVE-2016-8856 (Foxit Reader LPE).
Ajin Abraham is a Security Engineer with 7+ years of experience in Application Security including 4 years of Security Research. He is passionate on developing new and unique security tools. Some of his contributions to Hacker's arsenal include OWASP Xenotix XSS Exploit Framework, Mobile Security Framework (MobSF), Xenotix xBOT, NodeJsScan etc to name a few. He has been invited to speak at multiple security conferences including ClubHack, NULLCON, OWASP AppSec Eu C&C, AsiaPac, BlackHat Europe, Hackmiami, Confidence, BlackHat US, BlackHat Asia, ToorCon, Ground Zero Summit, Hack In the Box, Hack In Paris, PHDays and c0c0n.
Shubham is an active Information Security researcher with 5+ years of experience in offensive and defensive security, with interests in defensive security and OSINT. His tool DataSploit (performs automated OSINT) is listed in ToolsWatch Top 10 Security Tools of 2016. He has given training, conducted numerous workshops and delivered talks at local security chapters and multiple conferences, including Black Hat Asia 2016 & 2017, BlackHat USA 2016, BlackHat EU 2016, Defcon24, Nullcon 2016, Null Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore chapters, IETF, etc. In his free time, he travels.
Apoorva is a security enthusiast and is currently working as Information security Analyst in pune, India. He loves to explore technicality of stuffs, understanding it and figuring out a way to break into it with of course less effort and pain. Most of his works include web and mobile security. He has a keen interest in exploring IOT devices because of it’s vast attack surface and popularity. Apart from Infosec, his areas of interests include adventures and exploring criminal psychology.