Monnappa K A is based out of Bangalore,India. He works with Cisco's incident response team as information security investigator focusing on threat intelligence, investigation of advanced cyber attacks, and researching on cyber espionage and APT attacks. He is a core member of the security research community "SecurityXploded." His fields of interest include malware analysis, reverse engineering, memory forensics, and threat intelligence. As an active speaker at security conferences like Nullcon and SecurityXploded (cyber security) meetings, he has presented on various topics which include memory forensics, malware analysis, rootkit analysis, and also conducted training at FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security teams) TC in Amsterdam. He has also authored various articles in Hakin9, eForensics, and HackInsight magazines.