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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
15:36 Asia/Kolkata

Viral Parmar

વિરલ પરમાર

Mozilla Reps, Tech Speaker(Information Security)

Bio

Viral Parmar is a serial entrepreneur who runs ComExpo Cyber Security Foundation a non-profit organization in India. He is a Developer Advocate, Productivity Hacker, Open Source Strategist, Technology Evangelist, Community Liaison, International TechSpeaker. He is a Cyber Security researcher by profession and open source enthusiast working in the field of information security from last four years with the expertise in Cyber Crime Investigation, Public Key Infrastructure, Social Engineering, Web App Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, Data protection and Privacy Policy. He found severe vulnerability in 150+ well known websites like Intel, Yourstory and solved more than 200 cases of cybercrime & online frauds. He became well-known because of his research on Cyber Disorder and Who is spying on you.

He started a World's biggest Privacy awareness campaign named "Logout" to aware people about privacy and security and till now has given more than 300+ talks and workshops. Also invited in international conferences like MozFest 2017 London, DevConf 2018 India, 614Con 2018 USA, CryptoRave 2018 Brazil, OSCAL 2018 Albania, AllThingsOpen 2018 USA, LISA 2018 USA, PyBITS 2018 India, DevTalks 2018 Romania, PyTennessee 2019, PyTexas 2019, BSidesOK 2019, DevConf 2019 Czechia , DevTalks 2019 Romania, Devconf 2019 India, PyThailand 2019, PyIndiana 2019, Pycon 2019 Nigeria , Geekcamp 2019 Singapore, Liberty JS 2019 Philadelphia, Amazon Community Summit London 2019, B-Sides Columbia 2019 and in 50+ Organizations including GTU (Gujarat Technological University) and Raksha Shakti University (RSU), Nirma University, Maharaja Sayajirao Gaikvad University (MSU), Ganpat University, Nirma University, C U Shah University, PDPU (Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University), Kadi university, DA-IICT Gandhinagar and CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) and aware more than 1 Million people about rights to privacy, cyber security, net neutrality, surveillance, issues with bio-metric scan (aadhar card) and cyber disorder.

He is working with Mozilla Foundation from last 4 years as a Mozilla Reps, also were Mentor in Mozilla Open Leadership Project and Coach (Privacy & Security) in MozSprint 2018. where my focus is advocate privacy and security, help Mozilla campus clubs and Mozilla Local Communities in India to grow more and co-coordinating with them to explore more possibility within their college campus, local community to global platform getting them involved with new opportunities, projects in Mozilla with lots of activities. Encouraging them to start their own open source projects and mentoring them from ideation stage to community ready. Coached lots of international open source projects helped them to make their project better and more open to get more contributor and engagement. he has also worked with L10N project on Pontoon, Rust, WebVR.

Tags

security, evangelism, army of awesome, opensource, firefox, couchsurfing

Skills

.php, cyber security, java, javascript python c

Languages

English, Gujarati, Hindi

External Accounts

Vouched By

  • Nikhil Patel

    Viral Parmar is very active and one of the core contributor from Mozilla Gujarat community. He is enthusiastic Localizer and he is also expert in cyber security and also contributed in various Mozilla events in Gujarat. I am very much confident that he will take Mozilla Gujarat Community to next level with his expertization in cyber security, Community development etc..

  • Ashish Mishra

    Viral is very active and passionate contributor. He is a cyber security enthusiast and had done various cyber security events in his region apart from this he is also contributing in localization, helping in the development of Gujarat Community through managing social media channels & by developing community website. He is a great asset to Gujarat Community I'm happy to vouch his profile.

  • Moin Shaikh

    Viral is one of the most passionate and most active Mozillians I have ever met. He has been a tremendous contributor and an initiative-taker for our Mozilla Gujarat community. In a very short time period, he has made strong impact in the community. I am confident that with his web security expertise and passion for opensource, he will bring more engagement to the Mozilla Gujarat community. I wish him all the best for his perpetual and propelling efforts!

  • Ankit Mehta

    Within a short period of time Viral has earned his place as a core contributor in the new, small and quickly growing Mozilla Gujarat community. He is a cyber security enthusiast and has already contributed in various Mozilla events in Gujarat. He is working on giving the Mozilla Gujarat community a face, through contributing towards development of the community website and social media platforms.

    Happy to vouch for him!

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