Nitesh Dhanjani is a well-known information security researcher and speaker. Dhanjani is the author of, "Hacking: The Next Generation" (O'Reilly), "Network Security Tools: Writing, Hacking, and Modifying Security Tools" (O'Reilly), and "HackNotes: Linux and Unix Security" (Osborne McGraw-Hill). He is also a contributing author to, "Hacking Exposed 4" (Osborne McGraw-Hill) and "HackNotes: Network Security" (Osborne McGraw-Hill).
Dhanjani is Executive Director at a large consulting firm where he is responsible for helping some of the largest corporations establish enterprise wide information security programs and solutions. Dhanjani is also responsible for evangelizing brand new technology service lines around emerging technologies and trends such as threat intelligence, mobile security, cloud computing, and social media.
Previously, Dhanjani was Senior Director of Application Security and Assessments at Equifax where he spearheaded security efforts into enhancing the enterprise SDLC, created a process for performing source code security reviews and threat modeling, and managed the attack and penetration team. Before Equifax, Dhanjani was Senior Advisor at Foundstone's Professional Services group where, in addition to performing security assessments, he contributed to and taught Foundstone's Ultimate Hacking security courses.
Dhanjani holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Science from Purdue University.