CFP Review Committee for c0c0n 2012

Armando Romeo. Founder, eLearnSecurity
Armando Romeo is the founder of eLearnSecurity, responsible for day-to-day management as well as content creation and delivery of all company courses. Prior to founding eLearnSecurity, Armando served as administrator and head of security for the Hackers Center Research Group and IT Security Services Manager for the Italian Security Brigade. Armando's has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of network security, secure coding and design, Web application security, penetration testing and security awareness.
Dinesh O Bareja. Founder, Honey Net India Chapter
Dinesh has over 23 years work and business experience across varied domains and has been in the technology domain since the past 15 years. His expertise and present work is in security strategy, architecture design and operations in areas like Banking, IPR, Cyber Security and Cybercrime, Critical Infrastructure among others. He is associated with the Cyber Defence Research Center (Jharkhand Police) as Cyber Surveillance Advisor and also leads the Indian Honeynet Project. In his commercial avatar he is an Infosec consultant for specialty services in DLP, SOC, SIEM, GRC, ISMS etc. You can find him blogging, writing or speaking, or on twitter, flckr, facebook linked in and you may not have to search too hard !
Peter Giannoulis, Founder, Source 44 Consulting
Peter is the Founder of Source 44 Consulting, an information security consulting firm based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Over the past 13 years Peter has been involved in the design and implementation of client defenses using many different security technologies. He is also skilled in vulnerability and penetration testing having taken part in hundreds of assessments. Peter spent many years involved with SANS and GIAC as an Authorized Grader for the GSEC certification, courseware author, exam developer, Advisory Board member, Stay Sharp instructor and Technical Director for the GIAC family of certifications. Peter's current certifications include: GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFW, GREM, GSNA, CISSP, CCSI, INFOSEC, CCSP, & MCSE.
Simon Bennetts, OWASP Zed Attack Proxy project
Simon Bennetts started the OWASP Zed Attack Proxy project, and leads the international group of volunteers who develop it. He is also one of the founders of the OWASP Manchester chapter and the OWASP Data Exchange Format project. In his day job he works for Sage UK Ltd as a Team Leader for both a development and a security team. His day to day work includes designing and building web applications, performing security assessments and delivering security training.
Vahan Markarov Yerevan, Armenia
Vahan Markarov is researcher and lecturer in the fields of information security and software development. His research interests and areas of expertise include cryptography, steganography, software design and testing, biometrics and computer networks. Since 2001 he presented over dozen scientific articles on different international and local conferences (SAM 09 at WORLDCOMP 09, CSIT 2009, WAITCS2010) and published instructional materials on the subjects of his interests. He received PhD in computer science from State Engineering University of Armenia (SEUA), Yerevan, Armenia in 2003. He is associate professor at the SEUA and giving lectures in the department of Information Security and Software Development on the faculty of Computer Systems and Informatics.

ISRA is steered by a group of experienced professionals who are elected on a yearly basis. The details of the core team (known as Steering Committee) are as follows:

Steering Committee

  • Manu Zacharia - President
  • Thomas Kurian Ambattu - Vice President
  • Dileep Kumar - Secretary
  • Vikas S - Joint-Secretary
  • Kunjumol Zacharia - Treasurer
  • Abhi M Balakrishnan - Member
  • Gokul C Gopinathan - Member
Advisory Committee
To be updated.