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Kratika is a self aspired Information Security Practitioner currently working as a Consultant in KPMG Global services based in Bangalore, India. She has 2+ years of IT Industry experience.
She holds multiple professional certifications that include Certified Ethical Hacker and Risk Management from .BSI.
She is passionate about Information Protection and network security and currently working in security domain. She has extensive knowledge and experience in performing Network,Web Application penetration testing & Vulnerability Assessments using well known Open & Closed source tools. She is also experienced in performing Mobile Application security assessments for numerous application for both IOS & Android devices.

Work experience

Jun 2015Present

Cyber Risk Consultant


I am responsible for carrying out Risk Assessment for Cyber security via:

• Internal & External Network Assessment

• Compliance Assessment

• Firewall Rule-set Review/Access Bypassing/ Configuration Reviews

• Blind Web/Trusted Web-Network, Application Assessment

• Automated Security Scans

• Manual Vulnerability Reproduction and exploitation

• Web Application penetration assessment and hardening

• Network Protocol Analysis • Operating System Review And Hardening

• Mobile Application Security (Android & IOS)

I can perform Black/grey/white box testing and experienced in using network Sniffers, Port Scanning, Packet Crafting, Web & Network Exploitation tools, OWASP Frameworks,debuggers with practical understanding of testing tools: Network Penetration Testing: Nmap, Metasploit Framework, Nessus Vulnerability Scanner, Wrireshark, TCP dump, Cain & Abel Web Application Penetration Testing: BurpSuite, Paros, Acunetix, OpenVAS, Nikto, Appscan, SQLMap, Fiddler OWASP ZAP. Mobile Application Security Assessment: IOS:Clutch,Class-dump-z, Otool, Inalyzer framework, Snoop-It framework, introspy, Jailbreak tools, Cycript, SSL Kill switch etc. Android: ADB, AppUse Framework, XRY, JEB etc.

Dec 2014Jun 2015

Risk Consulting Intern

At KPMG, I am working in Information Protection and Business Resilience team for assessing threats and vulnerabilities through penetration testing, web application security assessments, technical security diagnostic reviews and network and application architecture reviews. End to end security solutions, right from assessing an application, threat profiling, executing and providing mitigations for found vulnerabilities. Also working in automated and manual Web Application Penetration testing, Mobile penetration testing and monitoring Infrastructure security threats and attacks.
Jun 2014Nov 2014

Solutions Engineer

Quatrro Global Services

>Educated customers and clients on product implementation and usage and handled their technical and informational queries
>Established work relationships with clients as key decision maker for the team and served as external spokesperson.
>Assisted customers live to provide them with best industry experience and to let them stay aware of trends, issues and resolution.
>Documented technical articles or knowledge-base for use by other technical support personnel and/or customers and partners.

May 2013Jul 2013


Eicher Engineering Solutions

During internship at PIA, I majorly worked for Eicher Motors. My responsibilities included:
>Interpretation of blueprints and engineering drawings, schematics and developing reports based on them.
>Assisted engineers and other personnel in implementation of operation and development procedures and troubleshooting of system malfunctions, with documentation of the provided technical resolution.
>Analysis of machinery designs proposed by clients and assisting engineers with the design specifications, work manuals, and other data to facilitate the cost effectiveness and maintenance feasibility along with other requirements of designs or applications.
>Analysis of failures and difficulties during test equipment working, thereby diagnosing faulty operation and the possible solutions for them.
>Studied industrial processes for brief understanding of the complete procedure from design proposal to machinery manufacturing till the delivery of the product.

May 2012Jul 2012

Summer Trainee

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

During my training at BHEL, Bhopal, I worked in mainly divisions of turbine manufacturing and transformers. My responsibilities included:
> Assisted engineers on existing or potential engineering projects.
>Learnt computer-aided engineering and design software and equipment to perform designing tasks. Also, used them for comprehensive and exhaustive machinery designs.
> Studied completed installation and operation, of turbines and transformation, to ensure the efficient and fault-free working of equipment, also maintained the record of specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.
> Collected relevant data for commercial and residential development, as per the population and power system interconnection to determine operating efficiency of electrical systems.

1. Pro- Engineer Cerification
2. Catia V Certification

Jun 2010Jul 2010


National Institute of Amateur Radio, Hyderabad

>Worked on fabrication of Jota-RX 40 HAM frequency transceiver.
>Attended workshops for Radio frequency transmission, wireless communication, and use of HAM radio and other wireless devices during unavailability of any other communication modes like distress and emergency situations.
>Crafted and mounted various types of antennas and gained the practical knowledge about their working.
>Learnt Morse Code.


Aug 2009May 2014

Masters of Technology in Avionics

Amity Institute of Space Sciences and Technology

Masters in Aerospace & Avionics, with distinction.

Thesis: In Master's thesis, researched on Kalman and Sigma filter operation and accuracy for Air vehicles and projectiles and implemented in MATLAB to bring out the results. SIimulation and Graphical implementation of results was performed. Received distinction for the same.

Aug 2009Jun 2013

Bachelors of Technology in Aerospace

Amity Institute of Space Sciences and Technology

Bachelors in Aerospace & Avionics, with distinction.

A Head nounted cueing system for Fighter Aircrafts where the HMD designs must sense the elevation, azimuth and tilt of the pilot's head relative to the airframe with sufficient precision. Made the use of Optical Tracking along with Direct retinal projection. We prepared a Aircraft Helmet Model with HMD and tracking technologies where InfraRed sensors were used for motion sensing, distance measurement, servo and angle control and Retina detection was performed using MATLAB. Performed the simulation in MATLAB as well.


Network and Infrastructure Configuration reviews
Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessments
Ethical Hacking