Rafay Baloch is a renowned cybersecurity expert from Pakistan who has made a significant impact on the global stage with his innovative work. Despite his young age, he has already gained recognition for his groundbreaking research into the vulnerabilities of the Mobile Browsers , which has affected millions worldwide. He is also the author of “Ethical Hacking And Penetration Testing Guide” and has been featured in prominent media outlets like Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and the BBC. Baloch’s achievements include being named among the Top 5 Ethical Hackers of 2014 by CheckMarx, the Top 25 Threat Seekers by SC magazine, and a top influencer in cyber security by Reflectiz in 2021.
Rafay has made a notable contribution to the advancement of cybersecurity globally and has presented at major international conferences such as Blackhat, NYUAD CSAW, HEXCON, SDPI etc. His research work and opinion pieces on critical cyber security issues have received widespread media attention. In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the cybersecurity sector, Rafay was nominated for the Pride of Pakistan award by the Inter-Services Public Relations department of the Pakistan military in 2022. Currently, he serves as the Sr. Advisor Cyber Security for PTA, a telecom regulator in Pakistan, and frequently advises the government on cyber security matters.