Hello, my name is Mohd Aqeel Ahmed.
  • Security Test Engineer

  • Ethical Hacker

  • Cyber Security Researcher

  • Red Team Member

Meet Ciph3r00t

A passionate Information Security Analyst with an overall 7+ years of experience into Information Security.

Holds Masters' degree in Computer Science & Engineering and delights in having an intimate understanding of the internal workings of a system, computers and computer networks in particular.

Acknowledged by many globally renowned organizations including Apple, Microsoft, Google, SANS Inst, CERT-EU, Dell, SAP, Eset, Intel, LinkedIn, TrendMicro, Amazon, Blackberry, NASA and Department of Defense U.S.

I am expert in

  • ServiceNow

    July 2017 - Present

    Certification Engineer

    Responsible for ServiceNow Store Apps Security

    Experience with application vulnerability assessment on ServiceNow store products.

    Experiencing performing source code reviews for Security issues.

    In-depth experience with common application vulnerabilities, such as the OWASP Top 10, and business logic flaws.

    Experience in performing Threat Modeling.

    Conduct systems testing to ensure critical vulnerabilities are identified.

    Implement security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.

    Implement and maintain security controls.

    Provide Levels 2 or Level 3 technical support and after hours on-call technical support.

    Protect systems by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.

  • ZenQ

    Apr 2016 - June 2017

    Senior Security Test Engineer

    Ethically hacked various companies & delivered security projects.

    Red Team Member at Synack and Detectify.

    Security Researcher at Government-lab.com & Vulnerability-lab.com.

    Experience in working across HealthCare, E-Commerce, Education, Retail, BFSI, Telecom, Airlines, and IT sector domains.

    Performed security assessments for more than 100 clients across multiple domains.

    Expertise in coordinating with onsite & offshore teams.

    Excellent client handling skills at every level of security engagement like Requirement Gathering & Scope analysis, Security Testing & Reviews, Reporting & demonstration of the issues.

    Expertise in providing Information security trainings at all levels of organization.

    Expertise in report preparation using identified vulnerabilities, risk criticality, mitigations and Proof of Concepts.

  • ZenQ

    Sep 2014 - March 2016

    Security Test Engineer

    Professional Security Researcher, Ethical Hacker, Pentester & Bug Bounty Hunter.

    Expertise in carrying out Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing.

    Expertise in Thin and Thick client applications security testing.

    Expertise in Grey box and Black box testing.

    Expertise in Security Code Reviews.

    Expertise in commercial and open source vulnerability/port scanning tools.

    Expertise in Proxy/Network sniffing/Exploitation/Source code analysis tools.

    Expertise in Risk Analysis using CVSS score system.

    Expertise in Vulnerability validations and providing cost-effective solutions by following industry best practices (OWASP & SANS 25).

    Proficient in working with Windows, Linux and Mac Environments.

  • The Democratic News

    June 2010 - Aug 2014

    System Administrator

    Server & Network Administration, Hacking, Rooting & Scriptkiddie defacemets.


  • microsoft
  • cert-eu
  • nasa
  • eset
  • sap
  • twitter
  • intel
  • linked-in
  • department
  • sans
  • trend
  • dell