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Abhay Bhargav

Founder of we45

Abhay Bhargav is the Founder of we45, a focused Application Security Company and the Chief Research Officer of AppSecEngineer, an elite, hands-on online training platform for AppSec, Cloud-Native Security, Kubernetes Security and DevSecOps.

Abhay started his career as a breaker of apps, in pentesting and red-teaming, but today is more involved in scaling AppSec with Cloud-Native Security and DevSecOps He has created some pioneering works in the area of DevSecOps and AppSec Automation, including the world’s first hands-on training program on DevSecOps, focused on Application Security Automation. 

In addition to this, Abhay is active in his research of new technologies and their impact on Application Security, specifically Cloud-Native Security. In addition, Abhay has contributed to pioneering work in the Vulnerability Management space, being the architect of a leading Vulnerability Management and Correlation Product, Orchestron, from we45. Abhay is also committed to Open-Source and has developed the first-ever Threat Modeling solution at the crossroads of Agile and DevSecOps, called ThreatPlaybook.

Abhay is a speaker and trainer at major industry events including DEF CON, BlackHat, OWASP AppSecUSA, EU and AppSecCali. His trainings have been sold-out events at conferences like AppSecUSA, EU, AppSecDay Melbourne, CodeBlue (Japan), BlackHat USA, SHACK and so on. He's authored two international publications on Java Security and PCI Compliance as well