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Stories of Infosec Journeys - Indian Edition

Stories of Infosec Journeys - Indian Edition

By Shruthi Kamath
This podcast aims to cover stories about people in the Information Security community. The podcast guests will talk about their journey in the infosec industry, their learning & challenges faced and any advice to the newcomers. Currently covering the Indian edition.
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Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Aditi Bhatnagar
**CONFERENCE SPECIAL EDITION EPISODE** Aditi Bhatnagar is an Independent Security Researcher focusing on Android security, cloud, web apps, and wireless network attacks. She is currently a Product Security Engineer at Atlassian and has previously worked as a Core Engineer building features for endpoint security products at Microsoft. Through her initiative, Infinite Hacks, she is spreading cyber awareness. She has conducted training and initiated discussions on cybersecurity, digital rights, and techno-sociology. She’s an avid blogger and publishes posts on cybersecurity, ethical hacking, and several aspects of the evolving relationship between humans and technology on her website. Aditi's website - https://www.aditi.fyi You can reach out to her on, Twitter - @4ditiBhatnagar LinkedIn - Aditi Bhatnagar Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys Twitter - @InfosecJourneys Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys Kindly rate the podcast on Spotify and leave a review on Apple podcast.
18:33
August 30, 2022
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Rony Das
**CONFERENCE SPECIAL EDITION EPISODE** Rony Das who is a speaker at Nullcon, 2022 conference. He is based out of Assam, India and he started his Infosec journey in 2013. His curiosity is towards Android Security, it is the same curiosity that pushed him to research on Android-specific security features that are being implemented by Google when he was researching for Android Malware development in an isolated environment. You can reach out to him on,  Twitter - @ronydasx LinkedIn - Rony Das  Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys Twitter - @InfosecJourneys Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys Kindly rate the podcast on Spotify and leave a review on Apple podcast.
13:15
August 15, 2022
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Jay Hira
SEASON FINALE IS HERE! Jay Hira is a Cyber Security Strategy and Transformation Director with over 15 years of international experience supporting financial services organisations to become more cyber resilient through the adoption of Zero Trust principles to build trust and attract more customers, enabling growth. He is experienced at developing efficient and business-aligned cyber resilience strategies that transform businesses, foster customer trust, and enhance revenue security and net promoter score. He has a proven track record of partnering with stakeholders across the organisation, including the Board and CxO, of successfully influencing change and delivering cyber-resilience capabilities aligned with IT strategy and broader business objectives. Jay is best known for building high-performance teams and creating an inclusive culture that empowers individuals and promotes equality, well-being and fairness. You reach out to Jay on LinkedIn - Jay Hira Twitter - @cybersec_jay Programs discussed by Jay in the episode UNSW Sandbox Program MakeCyberSimple MakeCyberSimple aims to do the following Provide education and opportunities for young people interested in pursuing a career in cyber security. Support Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in their efforts to get the basics right in terms of cyber hygiene. Be a conduit between students who want to solve cyber security challenges and SMBs, those that can't afford the full-time staff or consultants but still need support with getting the basics of security right. Work with schools and teach kids how to stay cyber safe. Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys Twitter - @InfosecJourneys Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys Kindly rate the podcast on Spotify and leave a review on Apple podcast. 
31:14
June 17, 2022
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Satyavathi Divadari
Satyavathi has over 24 years’ experience in IT and cyber security and is the go-to person for critical security projects at CyberRes, a Micro Focus line of business, and spearheads enterprise security architecture and cloud technology. She is an inventor, a thought leader, a noted speaker in international and national forums, & has been recognized as Top 10 Women in Tech Leaders in India, Top 20 Indian Women Security Influencer, Women in Tech - Chief Mentor and more. She also serves on the board of nonprofit organizations i.e., Chairman of Cloud Security Alliance, Bangalore, and Global Advisory Board Member - CTIA at EC-Council. In case you want to reach out to her, you can find her on  LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/satyad/  Twitter - @Satya_Divadari Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys Twitter - @InfosecJourneys Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys Kindly rate the podcast on Spotify and leave a review on Apple podcast.
35:13
May 02, 2022
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Pons Mudivai Arun
Pons Arun is a director of products at Citrix. He is a cyber defense evangelist with more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and a speaker at various security forums. He specializes in building security solutions to protect user and application attack surfaces from manual and automated attacks by embracing behavioral analytics's power. Prior to Citrix, He has held global product leadership positions at Cisco and Oracle. In case you want to reach out to him, you can find him on twitter by the handle @mudivaipons. Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys Twitter - @InfosecJourneys Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys Kindly rate the podcast on Spotify and leave a review on Apple podcast.
28:35
March 31, 2022
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Priya Pandey
Priya Pandey is Manager with EY FSO Cybersecurity Team in Hong Kong. She has over 7 years of successful experience in cybersecurity, cloud security, cloud transformation strategy, data security and governance across multiple industries such as Financial Services, Public Sector, Manufacturing and Luxury industry. In addition, she is an active contributor to multiple women in technology communities and has been a speaker for various profound public events on cloud and cybersecurity. She is an advisor for various technology communities and a non-profit organization, i.e. Women in Cloud and BBWIC. In case you want to reach out to her, you can find her on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/priya-pandey-05671412b/ Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys Twitter - @InfosecJourneys Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys Kindly rate the podcast on Spotify and leave a review on Apple podcast.
28:53
March 03, 2022
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Pooja Agrawalla
Pooja has led & strategized large enterprise solutions in Cybersecurity - Identity & Access Management (IAM). She has close to 19 years of experience in Identity & Cybersecurity, she now leads IAM products and solutions at NXP. Pooja is a noted speaker in multiple technology and Cybersecurity forums. She is currently associated with CSA (Cloud Security Alliance) Bangalore Chapter. Pooja is an evangelist for women in cybersecurity. She works with diverse communities within her companies and with external groups. Pooja has been awarded as one of Top 20 Indian Women Influencers in Security for 2020 by SecurityToday. She was recently featured in “The Rise of the Cyber Women: Volume Two” book. Her cybersecurity experience is backed by certifications like CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional). She has completed Design Thinking program from Emeritus in collaboration with MIT, Columbia, Tuck and MTech from BITS, Pilani. Additionally, she is pursuing PhD from PES, Bangalore. In case you want to reach out to her, you can find her on  LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/pooja-agrawalla/ Twitter – @PoojaAgrawalla Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys Twitter - @InfosecJourneys Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys Kindly rate the podcast on Spotify and leave a review on Apple podcast.
41:20
February 17, 2022
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Angelina Gokhale
Angelina Gokhale is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, Pune. She holds a PhD, Masters and Bachelors degree in Computer Science. She also has a Masters degree in Business Management with Human Resources and Marketing Management as specialization subjects. Her doctoral work revolves around image forensics using deep learning techniques. She has 11 years of teaching experience. Her teaching and research interests include information security, image forensics, machine learning, and cyberpsychology. In case you want to reach out to her, you can find her on twitter by the handle @AngieGokhi Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys    Twitter - @InfosecJourneys    Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys Kindly rate the podcast on Spotify and leave a review on Apple podcast. 
16:01
January 25, 2022
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Shyam Sundar Ramaswami
Shyam Sundar Ramaswami is a Senior Security Researcher with Cisco's Research and Efficacy team, a two-time TEDx speaker, and a cybersecurity teacher. Shyam is also a co-author of the book titled "It's your digital life". He has delivered talks for several conferences such as Black Hat (Las Vegas), Qubit Forensics (Serbia), Nullcon 2020 (Goa), Cisco Live (Barcelona), HackFest (Canada), DeepSec(Vienna), several universities, and IEEE forums in India. Shyam has also taught an "Advanced malware attacks and defences" class in Stanford University's cybersecurity program, which Great Lakes Institute powers and teaches threat intelligence/cyber forensics at Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology Pune. He runs a mentoring program called "Being Robin", where he mentors students all over the globe on cybersecurity. Shyam's interviews have been published on leading websites like ZDNet and CISO MAG. In case you want to reach out to him, you can find him on twitter by the handle @hackerbat Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on  LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys   Twitter - @InfosecJourneys   Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys
31:51
January 07, 2022
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Bishakha Jain
This episode is in association with Day of shecurity conference which happened on Oct 28th & 29, 2021. Bishakha Jain was a speaker at Day of Shecurity. Bishakha currently works as a Senior Cybersecurity Consultant at IBM. She is an active Cybersecurity Evangelist and is appointed as the Associate Lead for Education and Awareness for IBM's community for women in Security called WISE for the India Chapter. She is an IBM Recognized Speaker/Presenter, Recognised Educator and also IBM‘s Be Equal Ambassador. She is the Brand Ambassador for the Women in Cloud Network. She serves as the Council Representative of the Public Safety and Security Council, West Bengal Chapter. She is also appointed as the General Board Member and Regional Director, India for Cyber Security Global Alliance. She has been a speaker at various conferences globally. In case you want to reach out to her, you can find her on twitter by the handle @euphoricbint  Follow "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast on  LinkedIn - Stories of Infosec Journeys  Twitter - @InfosecJourneys  Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys
25:50
November 30, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Manoj Abraham
Manoj Abraham is currently the Additional Director General of Police, Thiruvananthapuram, and the Head of Cyber Security, for Kerala state. He has done a lot of work in the area of Community policing- Maitri and Janamaitri. He has also coauthored a book called- Global Community Policing- Problems and Prospects, published by Taylor and Francis Publications. He is the Chief architect of the c0c0n conference held annually on the theme of public private partnership for enhancing cyber-Security. He is also the Architect of Cyber Dome-a centre for private public participation in cyber policing, which has become a model center for Cyber Security in the PPP domain. He has won many National and International awards in the area of cybercrimes and cyber security which includes the INTERPOL honour "Be a champion for child protection" for the work done with regards to preventing online crimes against children. He also heads the Banking frauds Division, Cyber Research Division, Kerala Sports and Kerala Police Welfare Division, the CSN Stadium, the Police Canteens and has been attributed for bringing many innovative changes in these areas of Police work. Conference details Day of Shecurity - October 28th & 29th, 2021 Registration link - dayofshecurity.com/registration c0c0n 2021 - November 10th - 13th, 2021 Registration link - https://www.townscript.com/e/copy-of--c0c0n-2021
22:07
October 26, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Sunil Varkey
Sunil Varkey has over 26 years of Security leadership experience, with large global corporates in banking, telecoms, ITES, software and manufacturing. Sunil is a CTO at Forescout for its EMEA & Asia-Pacific regions, prior to this he led Cyber Security Assessment and Testing for HSBC, he also worked with Symantec as CTO and Strategist, at Wipro as Global CISO, as  Head of Security and Privacy at Idea Cellular, and in GE, Barclays and SABB. He has participated in various advisory forums globally and published and presented various articles sessions related to the information assurance domain. Multiple patent applications of him, on Information security are currently in consideration with patent offices. Conference details  Day of Shecurity - October 28th & 29th, 2021 Registration link - dayofshecurity.com/registration c0c0n 2021 - November 10th - 13th, 2021 Registration link - https://www.townscript.com/e/copy-of--c0c0n-2021
18:49
October 14, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Saumil Shah
Saumil Shah is the founder and CEO of Net-Square. He is an internationally recognised cyber-security researcher, hacker, speaker, instructor and entrepreneur for over 25 years. He has regularly presented at conferences like Blackhat, RSA, CanSecWest, PacSec, EUSecWest, Hack.lu, Hack-in-the-box and others. He has authored two books titled “Web Hacking: Attacks and Defense” and “The Anti-Virus Book”. He spends his leisure time breaking software, flying kites, travelling around the world and taking pictures. In case you want to reach out to him, you can find him on twitter by the handle @therealsaumil. "Stories of Infosec Journeys" podcast Social Media pages, Linkedin - Stories of Infosec Journeys Twitter - @InfosecJourneys Instagram & Facebook - @storiesofinfosecjourneys
58:45
September 28, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Amol Naik
Amol Naik is a CISO at an Indian Ed-Tech company. He has about 16+ years of experience and has led multiple teams in both the offensive and defensive side of security. Apart from helping and building a security program for organizations, he finds his interests in Security Research, Bug Bounties, Vulnerability Research and Exploit Development. He is also an author of a playground focused on learning the exploitation of client-side web vulnerabilities - Bodhi. He is an active member at various Infosec Communities and has also been a speaker & trainer at multiple conferences like NullCon, c0c0n & Ground Zero Summit. In case you want to reach out to him, you can find him on twitter by the handle @amolnaik4.
22:49
August 31, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Riyaz Walikar
Riyaz Walikar is a co-founder at Kloudle. He is a CKA, CKAD, OSCP and CREST certified cloud security evangelist and has also been a speaker/trainer at multiple hacker conferences around the world including BlackHat, DefCON, OWASP AppsecUSA, nullcon and c0c0n. He has been active with the security community for the last 13 years. He has been a chapter leader at Null Bangalore and is currently one of the chapter leader for OWASP Bangalore. You can find him on twitter by the handle @riyazwalikar and LinkedIn by the name Riyaz Walikar
39:44
August 03, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Jayesh Singh Chauhan
Jayesh Singh Chauhan is a Director of Product Security at Sprinklr & Founder of Cloud Village at DEF CON. He is a security professional with 10 years of experience and has presented at various conferences like BlackHat Arsenal (USA, EU Asia), DEF CON DemoLabs, HackMiami, OWASP & c0c0n. He has authored several tools, including CS-Suite, OWASP Skanda, RFID_Cloner, and CSRF PoC generator. He has also been a chapter leader at Null Bangalore chapter. You can find him on twitter by the handle @jayeshsch. 
37:10
July 06, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Neelu Tripathy
Neelu works as Security Practice Lead with ThoughtWorks India. Her array of experience spans across Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Tests of Web Applications & Network along-with Red Team engagements, Source Code Reviews, Threat Modelling and Design Reviews of web applications & APIs, Data Leakage Investigations, Configuration reviews, Social Engineering engagements, etc. She has been a trainer at BlackHat US, organized ReconVillage at Defcon & Social Engineering Village at Nullcon. Currently in the Review Panel for NullCon. She has been actively involved with the Indian security Community and have moderated Null Mumbai and Bengaluru chapters. You can find her on twitter by the handle @NeeluTripathy.
20:15
June 24, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Akash Mahajan
In this episode, we are learning about about Akash Mahajan's journey in the information security industry.  He is an accomplished security professional with over 20 years of experience of providing specialist application and infrastructure advice at the highest levels to companies, governments, and organisations around the world. He started Appsecco in 2016, a professional services company which offers pentest services to world’s leading brands. Now he has started Kloudle for building a SaaS based cloud security product. You can follow him on Twitter at @makash and on LinkedIn by the name Akash Mahajan. 
41:37
June 08, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Lekshmi Nair
In this episode, we are learning about about Lekshmi Nair's journey. She is seasoned Cyber Security professional with over 19 years of experience in the field of Security, Risk and Compliance, Privacy, Data Security and Application Security. She is currently a Managing Principal at Synopsys Inc. She is a passionate leader and a Cyber security evangelist. She has been an ambassador of multiple initiatives for Diversity and Women in Technology.She was the Chair of the Women in Security Excelling- India Chapter at IBM consisting of 600+ members. This forum work towards bridging the gender gap in Cyber Security space. She is one of the founding member and General Secretary of Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) India chapter.  She is a regular speaker in renowned universities and forums and avid advocate of Cyber Security career. She was featured as Women security achievers in CISO Magazine. She won the Top Women Security Influencers in India by Security Today and Wosec and Women of Influence Award by Executive Women’s Forum (EWF).
25:45
May 14, 2021
Stories of Infosec Journeys - In conversation with Shubham Mittal
In this episode, we are learning about Shubham's journey in the Information Security industry. Shubham Mittal is an Information Security Enthusiast & a Co-Founder at RedHunt Labs. 
21:54
May 03, 2021
Introduction to Podcast - Stories of Infosec Journeys - Indian Edition
This is an introduction episode to the podcast which gives an overview of the podcast host & what the podcast is about. Follow us on -  Twitter - @InfosecJourneys Instagram - @storiesofinfosecjourneys Facebook - facebook.com/storiesofinfosecjourneys
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April 15, 2021