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The DEF CON Dehradun group was started in August 2018. This group was formed by a team of cyber security enthusiasts. Moreover, DC91135 is registered as an official group with Defcon groups.

DC Groups

The DEF CON Groups were spawned from the annual DEF CON security conference in Las Vegas. DCGs focus on providing a platform for the discussion of technology and cyber security topics.


Defcon group meetings are open to anyone, regardless of their skill, age, job, gender, etc. DCGs are designed to help you learn new things, meet new people, mentor others in areas you may be strong in, and provide some cohesion within the hacker culture and it's members.

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Evgenia Broshevan

Evgenia is a co-founder of Hacken and Product Manager for HackenProof. In her role, she unites the efforts of bug hunters, internal security team, as well as sales and product teams to provide security excellence for responsible business. Before joining Hacken she was in charge of one of the largest cybersecurity conferences in Eastern Europe - HackIT. Evgenia has taken part in numerous security scientific conferences and summer schools in Europe. Last but not least, she holds a master's degree in cybersecurity and is a Certified Ethical Hacker.

Prof. Sandeep Kumar Shukla

Prof. Sandeep Kumar Shukla is currently Head of Computer Science and Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India and Poonam and Prabhu Goel Chair Professor. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Embedded Systems, and associate editor for ACM transactions on Cyber Physical Systems. He was a faculty at the Virginia Tech, Arlington, Virginia between 2002 and 2015. In 2014, he was named Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)for contributions to applied probablistic model checking for system design. He has authored several books on systems. He also has been a visiting faculty at INRIA, France and University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Rakshit Tandon

Rakshit Tandon is an Information Security evangelist and a Cyber Security expert. He has gone one step up and besides touching just the keyboards and wires all the time he has touched lives of lakhs of people. Other than his permanent roles with the various organizations he has undertaken the herculean task of travelling the nation and has spoken to more than 25.50 lacs children schools/Colleges. As a Chief Resource Advisor and Speaker for IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India), presently executing the "SAFE SURFING CAMPAIGN" conducting seminars on ‘Cyber Threats to Children in Digital World' for students, teachers and parents. He is sensitizing them about the types of Cyber Crimes, Preventive Measures to be taken while surfing the Internet, Information Technology Act and the Remedial Measures that can be taken if one is victimized by the cyber criminals. He has a wonderful way of connecting to his audience, from 8 to 80, everyone can relate to his simple and touching manner of explaining the complications and implications of The Web.

Vandana Verma

Vandana Verma is an experienced application security practitioner, OWASP Bangalore Chapter Leader, managing InfoSec Girls, OWASP WIA Committee Secretary, and Asia Volunteer Coordinator. She has given talks and workshops at many colleges and security conferences including AppSec Europe, AppSec USA, NullCon, BSides Delhi and c0c0n.

Rohit Negi

An adaptable, organised and responsible graduate with 5+ years of experience specialising in industrial automation and operational technologies (like protection and control system) of critical infrastructures (such as power industry, water industry, transportation, manufacturing etc). Lead Engineer (C3i – Critical Infrastructure Security), Challenge Lead (Embedded Security Challenge, CSAW’18), Product Lead (C3i-Guardian: An indigenous cyber security product).

Tanya Janca

Tanya Janca is a senior cloud advocate for Microsoft, specializing in application security; evangelizing software security and advocating for developers through public speaking, her open source project OWASP DevSlop, and various forms of teaching via workshops, blogs and community events. As an ethical hacker, OWASP Project and Chapter Leader, software developer, effective altruist and professional computer geek of 20+ years, she is a person who is truly fascinated by the ‘science’ of computer science.

Chloe Messdaghi

Chloe Messdaghi is a Security Researcher Advocate/PMM @Bugcrowd. Since entering cybersecurity space, she sees security as a humanitarian issue. Humanitarian work includes advising as a UN Volunteer, serving as a board member for several humanitarian organizations. Chloe also heads WIST, mentors and advocates for inclusion in tech, and founded a nonprofit called Drop Labels.

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