Anant Shrivastava

Anant Shrivastava

Researcher | Trainer | Administrator (Ops) | Developer | Security Professional

  • 15+ years of corporate experience
  • 17+ years of training experience
  • Opensource project leader

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Twitter: @anantshri

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Short biography

Anant Shrivastava is a highly experienced information security professional with over 15 years of corporate experience. He is a frequent speaker and trainer at international conferences, and is the founder of Cyfinoid Research, a cyber security research firm. He leads open source projects such as Tamer Platform and CodeVigilant, and is actively involved in information security communities such as null, OWASP and various bsides and defcon groups.

Full biography

Anant Shrivastava is an information security professional with over 15 years of corporate experience spanning Network, Mobile, Application, and Linux Security. His journey commenced as a Server Admin, gradually advancing through roles that honed his skills and leadership in the security domain. As the Chief Researcher and Founder of Cyfinoid Research Private Limited, Anant aimed to delve deep into information security research, with a keen focus on Android and distributed networks. Before that, he held pivotal roles at NotSoSecure, transitioning from a Regional Director to the Technical Director, where he focused on team building and its growth. He developed new competencies like Cloud pen-testing and DevSecOps consulting amidst the Covid-19 challenges.

An advocate for open-source initiatives, Anant has spearheaded projects like TamerPlatform and CodeVigilant. His engagement with the open-source community is further reflected through his contributions to communities like null and OWASP. He also played a key role in establishing the local chapter of null in Bhopal, promoting a collaborative environment for knowledge sharing among security enthusiasts.

As a seasoned speaker and trainer, Anant has shared his expertise at various prestigious platforms including Black Hat (USA/ASIA/EU), Defcon, Nullcon, c0c0n, and Rootconf. His extensive involvement in these conferences extends to serving as a CFP reviewer for Blackhat EU, nullcon, Rootconf by Hasgeek, and multiple villages at Defcon (Recon, Adversary and Cloud), showcasing his dedication to nurturing and elevating the discourse within the field.

In addition to his corporate and community engagements, Anant is active online sharing insights and engaging with the global information security community. His public activities and code contributions are a testament to his continuous learning and sharing ethos. Anant maintains a blog where he documents his experiments and shares his extensive knowledge, while his talks and presentations are available for those keen on exploring the dynamic field of information security.

Anant Shrivastava’s multifaceted involvement in the information security domain reflects a balanced blend of professional achievements, community contributions, and a commitment to sharing knowledge and expertise. His endeavours contribute to a broader understanding and awareness of information security challenges, aiming for a safer digital environment for all.

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