An eight-year old Indian-origin child prodigy is among experts who will address a cyber security conference starting tomorrow where Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh is also listed as a keynote speaker. Also Read - Instagram critical bug fixed by Facebook, could allow hackers to turn your phone into a spying tool
In his address at the summit on November 14, the US-based whizkid Reuben Paul will highlight and demonstrate the need for developing the current generation with cyber security skills, according to the organizers of Ground Zero Summit to be held here. The organizers said, “8 year old Reuben Paul gives keynote at Houston Security Conference.” Also Read - Truecaller data of 47 million Indians breached, company denies
“I started learning about computer languages around one-and-a-half years back. Now I design my own projects,” Reuben told PTI. The prodigy has been trained by his father, Mano Paul, in Object C programming language and is now learning Swift programming for Apple’s iOS platform. Mano Paul, born and brought up in Odisha, moved to the US in 2000. Also Read - Hackers using Google Meet and Zoom to target users: Here's how
Reuben in August started Prudent Games, his own gaming firm and is designated as CEO of the company. Mano Paul is his partner in the company.
“This will be Reuben’s fourth conference where he will be giving lecture on cyber security. He will talk about need to create awareness about cyber security among young kids as well as demo white page hacking,” Mano Paul said.
The other keynote speakers listed for the summit include Home Ministry Joint Secretary Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi, Special Commissioner Police (Traffic) with Delhi Police Muktesh Chander and National Technical Research Organization Director of Cyber Security Operations Alok Vijayant.