14th June 2021, Kathmandu
Big Achievement: Security Research Engineer Yogesh Ojha becomes the first Nepali to present his research at the world’s top security conference, blackhat USA and DEFCON.
Security research engineers are subject matter experts (SME) who research their personal expertise to protect GitLab’s product and GitLab company assets.
They are also expected to participate in the larger security community through blog posts and industry conferences.
The son of Nepal, Security Research Engineer Mr. Yogesh Ojha has becomes the world’s top security conference BlackHat and Defcon.
Defcon is the world’s largest, longest continuously run underground hacking conference.
The open-source security project called reNgine of Ojha has been selected to be presented at the World’s Top Security Conference.
reNgine is an automated reconnaissance framework meant for information gathering during penetration testing of web applications. reNgine has customizable scan engines, which can scan the domains, endpoints or gather information.
reNgine can be very useful when you want to perform the reconnaissance, gather endpoints, directory, and file search, grab screenshots and gather all the results in one place.
Mr. Ojha shared his happiness on his Facebook and wrote, “A year of insane work on reNgine, and I am excited to present it on Black Hat – Las Vegas. Many more exciting changes waiting to be released.After 3 straight years of rejection, this year I am in full swing. I remember being new to infosec and used to tell my colleagues and family that it’s a dream to present on Black Hat and Defcon and always wished to get on stage at least once.”
It is the most proud moment for the entire nation too.
Nepalese youths have been doing amazing work in World’s IT Security scene. They have also been helping many law enforcement agencies in the World.
Recently, Yogesh Ojha was also selected on the Annual list of 100 people and Organizations to watch those who influence and impact our lives.
He was also featured in Business 360 magazine (2021 Jan volume).