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Breaking Barriers: Shahmeer Amir’s Rise from Cyber Crusader to Tech Innovator

Shahmeer Amir speaking at Blackhat MEA

The 1999 release of the Pentium III processor ignited Shahmeer Amir’s passion for technology as a young, inquisitive youngster growing up in Multan, Pakistan. Intriguingly, he went deeply into the worlds of code writing, electrical engineering, and computer science, eager to discover and push the boundaries of what was possible.

Shahmeer didn’t give up on his aspirations despite receiving rejection letters from 17 institutions. He persisted and finally graduated from the Usman Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Shahmeer’s quest for knowledge, however, didn’t end there. He continued his study by obtaining information security certificates, and in 2018 he received a Master’s in Cybersecurity from the respected EC-Council University.

Shahmeer’s fascination with unraveling the complexities of intricate images ignited a passion for problem-solving that led him to discover innovative solutions to some of the toughest challenges in cybersecurity. As a result, major tech giants such as Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Twitter were quick to recognize his exceptional skills.

Thanks to his expertise as the world’s third-best bug hunter, Shahmeer’s ethical hacking has successfully thwarted malicious hackers from exploiting systems. This remarkable accomplishment has earned him a reputation as one of the most sought-after cybersecurity experts in the industry.

But Shahmeer’s accomplishments don’t stop there. He’s also a highly sought-after speaker at both national and international events in information security and blockchain, having delivered keynote addresses at major conferences such as TED Talks, Blackhat, and Hackfest, which have attracted thousands of attendees.

Driven by a thirst for knowledge, Shahmeer has gone on to earn an MA in Digital Currency from the University of Nicosia and a Postgraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity from the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), all while working for Afiniti, a leading AI-based call center software company.

Shahmeer Amir’s remarkable journey is a testament to the incredible power of curiosity and determination. It’s proof that if you’re willing to work hard and follow your passions, anything is possible.

Shahmeer Amir Session at UAE CIO MajlisShahmeer Amir Session at UAE CIO Majlis

Shahmeer is a man on a mission. He’s determined to make the world a safer place through his work in cybersecurity. In 2013, he founded Veiliux, a cyber security consulting firm that quickly became one of the top companies of its kind in Pakistan. But he wasn’t content to rest on his laurels.

Driven by his insatiable curiosity and desire to innovate, Shahmeer founded Authiun in 2018. This cutting-edge company is revolutionizing the world of multi-factor authentication with its MFA Brain Algorithm. With this technology, Authiun is leading the way towards a future without passwords, making it easier than ever for users to stay safe online.

But Shahmeer wasn’t finished yet. In addition to his work with Authiun, he also founded Younite. This innovative Audio/Video software company is dedicated to improving the performance of video conferences. With over 80 employees and $1 million in funding, Younite is poised to make a significant impact on the way we communicate online.

In addition to being a well-known specialist in cyber security, the Pakistani government has also sought out Shahmeer Amir’s services. He formerly worked for the Ministry of Finance as a Cyber Security Adviser, where he put into place crucial measures to protect the nation’s financial institutions.

Shahmeer is clearly a force to be reckoned with in the field of cyber security thanks to his Master’s degree in cyber security and his various certifications from prominent organizations like EC-Council and Mile2. Even more, he has written a number of publications, including the well-known works Bug Bounty for Dummies and Bug Bounty Essentials.

Shahmeer is adamant that overcoming obstacles is essential for success. He believed that one cannot attain great achievement without facing challenges. Each difficulty gives a chance for Shahmeer to advance and flourish. He thinks that conquering challenges requires turning a frustrated mind into a constructive view and coming up with answers. His viewpoint places a strong emphasis on the value of tenacity, flexibility, and a determined attitude, all of which are necessary for success in any industry.

You may feel secure knowing that Shahmeer and his team are working sacrificially behind the scenes to protect you from cyber attacks the next time you connect to your computer or mobile device.

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