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- K.K. Mookhey
Founder at NII Consulting
K. K. Mookhey is one of the pioneers of cybersecurity in India. Having begun his firm as a one-man show in 2001, it has now grown to a team of over 250 consultants spread across multiple locations in India and the Middle East. He is a trusted consultant and trainer to organizations all across the globe on various aspects of information security.
He is well-versed with the security challenges of various industry verticals, and also with international standards and frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27001, PCI DSS, COBIT, HIPAA, etc. He is the author of two books (on Linux Security and on the Metasploit Framework) and of numerous articles on information security. He was the first security researcher from India to present at Blackhat in 2004 (on ‘Detection and Evasion of Web Application Attacks’) and since then has spoken at numerous conferences such as Interop, OWASP, NullCon, etc.
He is currently overseeing the research activities within NII focused on use of big data in security, building various automation solutions, and security impact of the Internet of Things.