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Hakon 2018 Speakers

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Mr. Prince Komal Boonlia || HkTech Speaker ||

Founder & Director Council of Information Security
Founder & Director – Semporsol Consultancy Pvt. Ltd

Topic- Digital Forensics    

An accomplished entrepreneur and leading consultant with a proven track of record 22 Years in handling Trunkey IT Projects involving wide range of technology. Have worked for top multinationals classified intelligence agencies and several leading educational institutions, with several research paper published to credits.


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Mr. Rakshit Tandon || HkTech Speaker ||

Executive Director Council of Information Security
Director A & R Info Security Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Topic – KeyNote Speaker

Rakshit Tandon is an Advisor/Investigation Expert to Cyber Crime Unit of Uttar Pradesh Police at Agra and Cyber Crime Cell of Gurgaon, Haryana Police, a Visiting Faculty-Lecturer at DR. B.R. Amedkar Police Academy – Moradabad (U.P) , Haryana Police Academy – Madhuvan, Karnal , Police Radio Training School, Indore , CDTS ( Central Detective Training School) Chandigarh and Ghaziabad. He regularly conducts Training Programs on Cyber Crime Investigation for Police Departments across the nation, to name some are Police Range at Kanpur, Lucknow STF (Special Task Force), Agra, Greater Noida/ Meerut STF (Uttar Pradesh), Surat (Gujarat Police) Rohtak Range, Gurgaon (Haryana). He provides expert guidance in solving different Cyber Crime Cases to U.P and Harayna Police. He has conducted Security Workshops for Air Force Warriors at Airforce Stations in Agra, Allahabad and Bengaluru.


Mr. Sumit Shukla || HkTech Speaker ||

Data Center Specialist at Fujitsu

Topic – Demystifying Quantum Computing Information Security Line of Attack

Sumit is an Internationally Certified & Recognized Information & Cyber Security Expert, Author, Network & Cyber Crime Consultant, Investigator and Entrepreneur.
He is Founder & Managing Director of Startrite Engineers and Automation Solutions Also in previous as Chief Sr. Tech Evangelist in an Appin Security Group & Appin Technologies Limited (ATL) and Has an Unique Experience in the Core Field of Cyber Forensics, Information Security, Cloud Computing & Networking Solutions where he still continues to be instrumental in Detecting Cyber Crime Vulnerabilities and Discovering New Technological Discoveries and ways to Discover New Technological Myths & Facts. He Provide Valuable and Precise Consultations to Various Core IT Industries and Organizations.He has Given Countless Workshops & Conferences / Seminars on Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security, Data Communication & Networking, Cloud Computing etc to Students, IT Professionals, Developers & Coders, & Entrepreneurs.


Ms. Poornima M || HkTech Speaker ||

Deputy Manager, Central D&E-S/W, Bharat Electronics Limited

Topic – Development of Security Plugin to Test Micro-Controller Based Embedded Systems

Poornima M have 8.9 years of experience as software professional. Completed BE (Computer
Science) from BMS College of Engineering (Vishweswaraih Technological University) and joined BEL as Probationary Engineer in the year 2009. Completed M.Tech in Cyber Security at Defence Instituteof Advanced Technology (DIAT) Pune. Pursuing MBA in Operations Research from Sikkim Manipal University. Major areas of expertise include Software Testing, Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), Defence Experimentation (Modeling and Simulation) and Cyber Security (VAPT-Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing). Certified Software Test Manager (CSTM) and Certified Software Quality Professional (CSQP) from STQC. Presented a paper on ‘Defence Experimentation –
FCN” at IndiaCOM Conference at New Delhi. Presented a paper on “Effective Test Approach to Improve Test Effectiveness for Validation of Software in Unknown Domain” at 14th Annual International Software Testing Conference 2104, Bangalore. Presented a paper on “Key Drivers for Building Quality in Design Phase” at BEL Corporate Paper Presentations.


Mr. Vismit Sudhir Rakecha || HkTech Speaker ||

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Topic- ScaryRoads of DarkNet

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A well recognized name in the Cyber World and with an experience of more than 5 +years, he has been conducting Ethical Hacking training and providing Information Security services across the globe. Currently working with “Cloud24x7” as “Sr. Security Analyst”. Founder of “The Hacker Samachar”.Presented white paper in HCON, OWASP, CSA, etc. Author of two books (An hour before CCNA, Ground Zero 1.0) and some white papers.


Mr. Himanshu Mehta (LPT | ECSA | CEH | EC Council LPT Board Member | Covet.it Board Member | Speaker | Team Lead, Symantec) || HkTech Speaker ||

* Senior Threat Analysis Engineer @ Symantec *

Topic- CryptoCurrency Mining Threats

Himanshu Mehta (LPT | ECSA | CEH | EC Council LPT Board Member | Covet.it
Board Member | Speaker | Team Lead, Symantec) Himanshu Mehta is passionate about Computer Security and due to this reason he actively and responsibly disclose security vulnerabilities to vendors. He is also involved in several bug bounty and Capture the Flag programs. As an advisory board member of EC-Council’s Licensed Penetration Tester group, he actively contribute to make security certification more challenging and interesting. He is also board member at Covet.it contributing on the discussion – Future of Cyber Security in Transforming Businesses. He has been invited as Chief Guest for several security events and presented his security research paper at Hakon, BSides, InfoSecurity Europe, Hack In Paris, and National Cyber Security Conference. Currently, he is leading a team of security intelligence at Symantec which gave him good insight about cyber-security and helped to emerge as a creative leader. On the other hand, it also increased his thirst to explore more in this field.


Mr. Sachin Wagh || HkTech Speaker ||

* Team Lead @ Symantec *

Topic- CryptoCurrency Mining Threats

Sachin Wagh has been working within IT security field since last 3.5 year. He is an independent security researcher. He acquired knowledge & experience in Web Application and Network VAPT as well as Information Security & Ethical Hacking Training. He has acquired several certifications like CEH, and ECSA. Acknowledged by Google, Microsoft, Ebay, Nokia, Intel, ESET, F-secure, Tesla, IBM and many more for reporting security vulnerabilities.


Mr. Smith Gonsalves || HkTech Speaker ||

* Cyber Security Consultant- MitKat Advisory Research Scholar *

Topic- Analyzing Decentralized Communication Network (ZeroNet)

Smith Gonsalves is India’s One Of The Youngest Cyber Security Evangelist, Information Security Professional, Certified Ethical Hacker,Forensic Investigator, and Security Analyst with three years of in domain experience. He is expertise in Web Application Security, Network Security, Application Security, Deep Web, ZeroNet, Risk and Advisory. He has also issued and published certain resource papers which have came on popular magazines like Consultant Review, Digital4n6Journal, Newspapers. He also delivers technical talks, participates in
panel discussions on various topics related to Information Security. Few of his major conference talks includes TechNext India 2018,National Information Security Summit 2017, HackTech Ahmedabad, OWASP Cyber Square Jaipur, Cloud Security Alliance, Dehradun Chapter, Defcon Lucknow International InfoSec Conference, Chakravyuh IIT Mumbai, Software Freedom Day, Protocol 1.0 CSI VIT Chapter.


Mr. Neelesh Chourasia || HkTech Speaker ||

Director @ Novell Technology

Topic – Insecure IOT HACKS

Mr. Neelesh is having 18 Years of Experience in Internet of Things (IOT),Digital signal processing, VLSI applications, Image processing , Industrial Automation, Embedded System, FPGA / CPLD implementation, Training Embedded Technology, Training VLSI Design Technology, Electronics Board Design, Biometric access control systems, Remote Monitoring & Control, RFID Based Products, Web Enabled Remote Monitoring Systems, Smart GSM Monitoring Systems, GSM, GPS, ZigBee, Bluetooth, TI CC2500, ESP8266 WiFi and many more technology integration.


Mr. Harshit Agrawal || HkTech Speaker ||

* Security Enthusiast *

Topic- DarkSide of Radio Frequencies

Mr. Harshit is Security Enthusiast working as a UG Intern at BMC Softwares on Blockchain Technology as well do Volunteering for NULL and OWASP Pune chapter. He is a part of All Day DevOps Community, and leading CSI chapter for MIT Pune. Technical Skills Mr. Harshit possess are Blockchain Technology, IOT Security, and Cognitive Radio having hands-on experience of tools like GNU-radio, GQRX, Burpsuite, NMAP, Metasploit. He is a Student, Programmer, Developer, Security Researcher, and Believer! I believe in providing something out of the box!