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Episode 107 – Child Cyber Security Ambassador & Child Hacker – Reuben Paul, 12, aka “RAPst4r”, the Founder of CyberShaolin

Following his presentation on stage at Cyber Security Asia, Kuala Lumpur, we sat down with Reuben Paul, our youngest guest and Cyber Security Ambassador, Child Hacker, Black Belt in Shaolin Do Kung Fu, USA Gymnast, Video-gamer & Cyber Ninja. These are some of the growing titles used to describe 12-year-old Reuben Paul aka “RAPst4r”, the Founder of CyberShaolin.

Reuben was an invited speaker and has delivered over 10 keynotes and over a dozen talks covering various topics ranging from hacking IoT smart toys, Windows OSes, Metasploit, SQL injection, password cracking, hacking mobile devices, malware and social engineering with live demos. He has also been featured at several industry leading security conferences such as (ISC)2 Security Congress, RSA, DerbyCon, Hack In The Box (HITB) HaxPo (Netherlands), Houston Security Conference, BSides Austin, Ground Zero, InfoSec (India), GeekFest Berlin, Secure Poland, Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit, and the International One Conference (Netherlands). He recently shared the stage as a co-keynote speaker with Ms. Glover-Jones, the CIO of the Defense Intelligence Agency in the 2017 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) worldwide conference.

His demonstrations of hacking smart toys and talks on “Creating a Safe and Secure Cyber World for kids (by a kid)”, “Developing r00t-kidz: The Future of Cybersecurity” and his debut talk entitled “InfoSec Reuben was featured as a hacker kid in the 15 under 15: rising stars in Cyber Security.

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Interview conducted alongside Reuben’s father, Mano Paul and recorded 5 September, 2018 at Cyber Security Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – MySecurity Media attended courtesy of Thomvell International #CSA2018


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