Kashish Mittal is a Security Researcher and Engineer. He currently is the Head of Security at MileIQ, a Microsoft startup. He has worked for companies such as Elevate Security, Duo Security, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank etc. By choice, he is an ethical hacker and an addicted CTF player. He is passionate about delivering Security awareness and training for employees, college students and high schoolers etc. He has been invited to presented his research and work at various national and International Security conferences.Back to speakers list
One Person Army - Playbook on how to be the first Security Engineer at a company
How often have you heard that 'Early stage startups don't care much about Security because if there is no product, there is nothing to secure?' It often puts the person in charge of securing them in a tricky position. By the time the first Security Engineer is on-boarded the attack surface has usually become quite large and he or she faces an uphill battle to go about securing the organization. In such cases, the Security Engineer needs to perform as a 'one-man army' keeping the attackers at bay. In this talk, i will present a playbook on how to perform as one.