Security Research Manager
About Nishant Sharma
Nishant Sharma is a Security Research Manager at INE where he manages the development of next-generation on-demand labs. Prior to INE, he worked as R&D Head of Pentester Academy (Acquired by INE) where he has led a team of developers/researchers to create content and platform features for AttackDefense. He has also developed multiple gadgets for WiFi pentesting/monitoring such as WiMonitor, WiNX and WiMini. With over 9+ years of experience in development and content creation, he has conducted trainings/workshops at Blackhat Asia/USA, HITB Amsterdam/Singapore, OWASP NZ day, DEFCON USA villages. He has presented/published his work at Blackhat USA/Asia Arsenal, DEFCON USA/China, Wireless Village, Packet Village and IoT village. He has also conducted WiFi Pentesting training at Blackhat USA 2019, 2021. He had started his career as a firmware developer at Mojo Networks (Acquired by Arista) where he worked on new features for the enterprise-grade WiFi APs and maintenance of state-of-the-art WIPS. He has a Master degree in Information Security from IIIT Delhi. He has also published peer-reviewed academic research on HMAC security. His areas of interest include WiFi, Azure and Container security.