Gaurav Kansal

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Organization: [National Informatics Centre]
Country: India
Email: gaurav.kansal [at]
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Twitter: TwitterIcon.png   @kansal15

Gaurav Kansal is a Scientist at National Informatics Centre since 2010 [1]. During his tenure at NIC, he worked on multiple technologies and handled important projects including National Knowledge Network (NKN), IPv6 implementation across NICNET, Setting up ANYCAST DNS Services, implementation wireless services across the NICNET. Currently, he is the technical lead of the Public DNS Project for Indian IP Space, with an aim of improving the Cyber posture of the Country.

Interest and Skill Sets

  • Wired and Wireless Networks [2]
  • IP Protocol (IPv4 and IPv6) [3]
  • Domain Name System [4]
  • Writing technical blogs (available here)
  • Co-authored the following handbooks - “TUNE INTO WLC” (ISBN No - 978-93-5419-656-0 and Copyright No L-97828/2020) and “AN INTRODUCTION TO CYBER THREAT INTELLIGENCE” (ISBN No - 978-93-5419-269-2 and Copyright No L-98405/2021)


Gaurav Kansal has completed his B.Tech in Information Technology from BIET Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2008. He holds multiple certifications like CWNA, CWSP, CWDP, HE IPv6 Sage, etc.