Swaroop Yermalkar is a leading security researcher and technology evangelist. He is one of the top mobile security researchers worldwide, working with Synack Inc.
He has worked as domain consultant in the Security Practice Group at Persistent Systems Ltd, India, where he was responsible for the security research and assessment of web, network, Android and iOS applications.
He also gives talks and trainings on wireless and mobile app pentesting at various security conferences such as GroundZero, c0c0n, 0x90, DEFCON Lucknow, and GNUnify.
He is acknowledged by Microsoft, Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Dropbox, Evernote, Simple bank App, iFixit, and many more for reporting high severity security issues in their mobile apps.
He is an active member of null, an open security community in India, and a contributor to the regular meet-up and Humla sessions at the Pune Chapter.
He holds various information security certifications, such as SLAE, SMFE, SWSE, CEH, and CHFI. He has written various articles for ClubHACK magazine and also authored a book, An Ethical Guide to Wi-Fi Hacking and Security.
He has organized many eminent programs and was the event head of Hackathon—a national-level hacking competition. He had also worked with the Cyber Crime Cell, Pune, Maharashtra Police in programs such as Cyber Safe Pune. He can be contacted at
@swaroopsy on Twitter.