About

Jack of All Trades, Master of Some

With over 20 years of multinational experience, he’s a virtual CISO, certified Ethical Hacker, Social Engineer, the 1st IntelTechniques Certified OSINT Professional, Privacy consultant, coder, and a general problem solver.

Awareness

Mishaal uses his Cybersecurity background along with his Privacy and OSINT skills to spread awareness, educate people and provide actionable next steps to help protect people and organizations from threats they may not be aware of.

Unfiltered

With his honest and unfiltered approach, he gets the attention of his audience by staying authentic and not being afraid to say it as it is. A quality that is sought after in this field that is full of sponsorship bias, being politically correct, and thinking about what people will say.

Simple

His personal examples, anecdotes, and clear thought process allow him to connect with people effortlessly and explain complex matters in a simplified manner.

Entrepreneur

Mishaal works as a vCISO (Chief Information Security Officer) for his clients.

He is also the Co-Founder of 3 startups in the field of Cybersecurity, Privacy, and OSINT, respectively.

Projects

He actively maintains an open-source project on GitHub: VoIP Suite, a self-hosted privacy-focused Voice-Over-IP application, along with a DIY privacy management dashboard.

He also volunteers his time for mentoring, helping people in trouble with his OSINT skills, and educating by giving talks.

πŸŽ₯ Public Video Presentations

DEFCON 29

People Hunting: A Pentester’s Perspective

4x @ Wild West Hackin' Fest

When OSINT Met Privacy, Next Level OSINT, Operation Privacy, What's Up Breaches

2x @ ConINT

Advancing OSINT with Social Engineering,
Breaches: Mixed Emotions

GRIMMCon 0x7

CISO-ng: The Next Generation of Cybersecurity Leaders

[email protected]

The Power of Social Engineering

Trace Labs

LinkedIn OSINT Techniques

PancakesCon 2

Phishing with Caricatures

Layer 8 Conference

Pivot, Pivot, Pivot

Muslim Hackathon

Privacy Unchained

Mindsight Presentation

A Hacker's Perspective on Hybrid Work

HEXCON 21

Corporate Breach: Your organization from the eyes of a hacker