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AKASH PATHAK

Research Lead (Cyber Threat Hunting, Threat Detection)

  • Noida, UP
  • 8 years

Available From: Available

    Candidate's About

    I am an experienced Cyber Security professional with 10+ years in IT industry. Skilled in Threat Hunting, Incident Response, and Threat Intelligence. Expertise in policy development, compliance, and implementing security solutions. Proven track record in managing security incidents and driving IT security initiatives.

    Work & Experience

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    Research Lead (Cyber Threat Hunting, Threat Detection)

    Wipro Technologies
    Apr 22 - PRESENT
    • Lead the Threat Hunting team in developing and executing proactive strategies
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to detect and isolate threats that evade existing security controls
    • Create hunt hypotheses based on OSINT, MITRE ATT&CK, and Cyber Kill Chain frameworks
    • Analyze emerging threats and TTPs through OSINT for specific hunting hypotheses
    • Colla...
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    Cyber Security Specialist CSIRT

    Amdocs
    Jun 20 - Apr 22
    • Lead Incident Response activities for major and medium-scale security incidents
    • Handle Digital Forensics cases from acquisition to analysis and reporting
    • Contribute to implementation and management of EDR, Threat Intelligence, and OSS Security tools
    • Conduct threat hunting and analyze defense against attacker TTPs
    • Guard against proactive and reactive threats ...
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    Assistant Manager (Cyber Defense Center)

    Genpact India
    Nov 18 - Jun 20
    • Collaborated with a 5-member team to triage and investigate information security incidents
    • Executed incident response and forensic investigations for tool-based and user-reported events
    • Investigated occurrences of phishing, malware, social engineering, and network/server attacks
    • Implemented proactive mitigation strategies using threat hunting and threat intelligence...
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    Specialist (Security Assurance Center)

    HCL Technologies
    Feb 15 - Nov 18
    • Provided consultation services to clients such as Jorden Lloyd Thompson and SC Johnson & Sons
    • Conducted internal web application penetration testing assignments
    • Managed vulnerability assessments
    • Investigated and responded to malware, phishing, and network-related alerts
    • Handled compliance alerts and generated reports

    Education

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    B.E. (Computer Science & Engineering)

    Patel College of Science AND Technology
    2008 - 2012

    Certificates

    E

    ECIH

    EC-Council Certified Incident
    E

    CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker

    EC-Council
    A

    AWS CCP

    Amazon AWS

    Qualys VM

    Qualys
    C

    CCNA

    P

    Palo Alto

    N

    Networks ACE