Fotis Chantzis has been a member of the core Nmap development team since 2009, when he wrote Ncrack under the mentorship of Fyodor, the original author of Nmap, during Google Summer of Code 2009 and 2010. He then worked as a mentor for the Nmap project during Google Summer of Code 2016 and 2017. He has also authored and published a video course on “Mastering Nmap”. His past research on network security includes exploiting the TCP Persist Timer (paper published on Phrack #66) and inventing a new stealthy port scanning technique by abusing the popular XMPP. His recent research focus has been on medical device & IoT security.
Sanoop Thomas (@s4n7h0) is a seasoned security professional with diverse background in consulting, teaching, research and product-based industries with a passion to solve complex security problems. Today, Sanoop works as information security specialist focusing on application security and secure coding. His field of interest includes reverse engineering, malware analysis, application security and automating security pentest/analysis methodologies. He is moderating null open community chapter in Singapore and organised over 60 events and workshops to spread security awareness across country. Sanoop is the author and maintainer of Halcyon IDE project and also create infosec contents and podcasts at InfoSec Campus. He has spoken at multiple international security conferences that includes Nullcon, OWASP India, HITBGSEC, Rootcon, Defcon (Demo Labs) and Blackhat Arsenal (USA and Asia). Sanoop is the organizer for BSides Singapore