Gaurav Kansal

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Organization: National Informatics Centre
Country: India
Email: gaurav.kansal [at]
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of ICANN's RSSAC Caucus

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Gaurav Kansal has made over 100 Edits on ICANNWiki

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Gaurav Kansal is a Scientist at the National Informatics Centre, a position he has held since 2010. [1] During his tenure at NIC, he has worked on multiple technologies and handled important projects including National Knowledge Network (NKN), IPv6 implementation across NICNET, Setting up ANYCAST DNS Services, and wireless services across the NICNET. Currently, he is the technical lead of the Public DNS Project for the 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 completed his B.Tech in Information Technology from BIET Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2008. He holds multiple certifications like CWNA, CWSP, CWDP, CWISA, [5] HE IPv6 Sage, etc.


ICANN76 Playing Card Illustration

Gaurav is dressed like Robert Langdon, the character from the Dan Brown novels, who is a detective and professor of symbology. He is wearing a long, blue jacket and is using his power to open up a cryptex.