Sr. Red Team Lead, Kimberly-Clark
Hidayath Khan is a seasoned industry veteran with dedicated InfoSec experience spanning more than two decades. “Khan” – as he is usually known in the Cybersecurity Industry is also a SANS Instructor and teaches SANS popular courses such as “Network Penetration Testing” & “Security Essentials” courses.
Currently, Khan works as a ‘Sr. Red Team Lead’ for Kimberly-Clark – a fortune 50 organization based out of Bangalore, India.
His previous experiences include working in senior cyber security roles for various organizations across Middle East including Emirates Airlines, Belgacom/Scanit, eHosting-Datafort & Sentelist.
He has his CISSP, GCED, GCIH, GPEN, GSEC, GREM certifications and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and hands-on skills garnered from the trenches in various consulting assignments for a range of fortune 100 companies across the EMEA and APAC region.
His Expertise Includes:
Red Teaming, Purple Teaming, Adversary Emulation, Network/Wireless/ERP/SAP Penetration Testing, Incident Handling & Response, Security Audits, Defense-in-depth, Defensible Network Architectures, CIS Controls Audit, Active Defense, Cyber Deception, Windows Security hardening & Unix Security hardening.
Khan is also an active contributor to the information security community and has published several articles in leading regional magazines such as Computer News Middle East, Network Middle East & Security Advisor Middle East. He is also a prominent speaker at various security conferences and has been involved with SANS Institute as a GIAC Advisory Board member and mentor since 2001.