Rohit Negi


An adaptable, organized and responsible IIT Kanpur alumni with over 8 years of experience specializing in industrial automation. A well-rounded researcher with a background in areas related to cyber defense of industrial control system (ICS) and operational technologies (OT) layer. Actively involved in development and incubation of indigenous solutions that improve cyber defense strategies and capabilities, such as ICS-honeypots, ICS-SIEM, Threat intelligence, Anomaly based IDS, etc.

Research Interest

Core work is to finding security vulnerabilities in automated critical infrastructures, finding ways to circumvent the threats that will be associated with such vulnerabilities, and their mitigation techniques.

His experience, current work and interests are in the field of cyber security and cyber defense of protection and control of critical infrastructures. (Such as power, water, oil, gas, transportation, manufacturing et cetera.)

Current Roles & Responsibilities [Selected]

2015 - Present Lead Engineer [ C3i – Critical Infrastructure Security]
2016 - Present Challenge Lead [Embedded Security Challenge, Cyber Security Awareness Worldwide] Ref:-
2017 - Present Product Lead [C3i-Guardian: An indigenous cyber security product]


Past Roles & Responsibilities [Selected]

2018 Co-coordinator of Workshop on Blockchain and its Applications'18 []

2018 Mentor of 2nd prize winning team in summer of code'18 []

Research & Education


2020 Rohit Negi, Aneet Dutta, Anand Handa, Ujjwal Ayyangar, Sandeep K Shukla,, “Intrusion detection & prevention in Programmable Logic Controllers: A Model-driven Approach”, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS 2020), Finland, June 2020.

2019 Harsh Bhagwani, Rohit Negi, Aneet Kumar Dutta, Anand Handa, Nitesh Kumar, Sandeep Kumar Shukla, "Automated Classification of Web-Application Attacks for Intrusion Detection," Security, Privacy, and Applied Cryptography Engineering, 2019, Volume 11947 ISBN : 978-3-030-35868-6

2019 Ashwin Sekhari, Rishav Chatterjee, Ras Dwivedi, Rohit Negi, Sandeep Kumar Shukla, "Entangled Blockchains in Land Registry Management," 3rd Workshop on Blockchains and its Applications, IIT Bombay

2019 R. Negi, P. Kumar, S. Ghosh, S. K. Shukla and A. Gahlot, "Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation for Industrial Critical Infrastructures with Cyber Physical Test Bed," 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems (ICPS), Taipei, Taiwan, 2019, pp. 145-152. doi: 10.1109/ICPHYS.2019.8780291

Book Chapters

2020 Shubham Sahai Srivastava, Ras Dwivedi, Abhishek Gunda, Devendra K. Meena, Rohit Negi, Nilesh Vasita & Ajay Singh, "Blockchain and Its Application in Cybersecurity," Cyber Security in India pp 23-32, Springer Nature Singapore, March 2020 DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-1675-7_1

2020 Rohit Negi and Sandeep Shukla, "Building India's First Cyber Security Test-Bed for CI", Cyber Security in India, Springer Nature Singapore, March 2020 DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-1675-7_1

2020 Rohit Negi, Anand Handa, Sandeep K. Shukla, "Building Industrial Scale Cyber Security Experimentation Testbeds for Critical Infrastructures", Chapter in "Cyber Security of Industrial Control Systems in the Future Internet Environment", Eds. Mirjana D. Stojanović, Slavica V. Boštjančič Rakas, ISBN13: 9781799829102, IGI Global, pp. 210-227, 2020.

2019 Rohit Negi and Sandeep K. Shukla, "Cyber Security of Critical Infrastructures: A C3i Perspective", 8th International Conference, SKM 2019 Goa, India, December 21–22, 2019 Proceedings pp 13-15

Poster Presentation

2018 Land Registration: Mitigating insider attack via Blockchains []

2018 Blockchain Based Backing Up, Patching & Restoration of Critical Infrastructures []

2018 Verifiable Billing in Electric Vehicle charging Infrastructures using Blockchains []

2018 Integrating Blockchain in Aadhar Access Logs []

2017 A SCADA test bed for Cyber Security Education & Research []

Reviewer For

2020 Cyber Security of Industrial Control Systems in the Future Internet Environment

2019 IECON 2019 is the 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES)

External Links


Defcon []

Nullcon []

SOC’18 []