Life behind the firewall: What it’s like to be an ethical hacker today

Life behind the firewall: What it’s like to be an ethical hacker today

Vineet Kumar runs the Cyber Peace Foundation, which works with governments to spread awareness about cyber crime and cyber safety, starting at the grassroot level. ( Diwakar Prasad / HT Photo )

Government agencies are slowly warming up to the work done by ethical hackers. Kothapalli’s Hackrew, set up in 2018, organised its first live hacking event with the Telangana government last June. Ranchi-based hacker Vineet Kumar’s Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF) has collaborated with government agencies like the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), to conduct cyber awareness contests, and with the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to host a hackathon — an event in which hackers compete to spot loopholes and suggest fixes for an app or website within a stipulated time.

 

Source : https://www.hindustantimes.com/more-lifestyle/life-behind-the-firewall-what-it-s-like-to-be-an-ethical-hacker-today/story-n7OZEk8heyt0BJ9Km1kiUI.html

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