Rohyt Belani is a Managing Partner and co-founder of the Intrepidus Group. Prior to starting Intrepidus, Mr. Belani has held the positions of Managing Director at Mandiant, Principal Consultant at Foundstone and Researcher at the US-CERT. During his tenure in information security consulting, Mr. Belani has provided strategic security consulting to information security executives, and performed numerous technical security reviews of critical financial applications and networks. In addition he has assisted organizations in responding to high exposure security incidents involving securities fraud, credit card theft, and cyber-extortion.
He is a contributing author for Osborne’s Hack Notes – Network Security, as well as Addison Wesley’s Extrusion Detection: Security Monitoring for Internal Intrusions.
Mr. Belani is a regular speaker at various industry conferences including Black Hat, OWASP, ASIS, Hack In The Box, Infosec World, DallasCon, CPM and several forums catering to the FBI and US Secret Service agents. He currently holds an Adjunct Faculty position at Carnegie Mellon University and has been invited to guest lecture at the University of Wisconsin, and Illinois Institute of Technology.
He has written technical articles and columns for online publications like Securityfocus and SC magazine, and has been interviewed by BBC Radio, Hacker Japan, InformationWeek, IndustryWeek, and Forbes magazine.
Mr. Belani holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering from Bombay University and a Master of Science in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University. He currently leads the OWASP Java Project a world-wide consortium of Java security experts.