Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
Additional Director / Scientist 'E'
Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Dr. Gaurav Gupta is currently working as an Additional Director / Scientist 'E' at Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY). He is the first in country to be awarded Ph.D. in the area of Digital Forensics on the topic ‘Study On Digital Forensics For Detection Of Computer Frauds And Cyber Crimes’ in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2009. He has been awarded ISCA Young Scientist Award from Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Sir in 2010 for his work in Digitized Document Fraud Detection. Currently, he has more than 18 years of research experience in the field of Digital Forensics to detect computer frauds and cyber-crimes. He has developed scalable and efficient solutions for "Detection of Computer Frauds and Cyber Crimes". His research interests include development of efficient, low cost portable digital forensic solutions. He worked on Self Authenticating Documents, Document fraud detection, privacy preserving efficient digital forensic investigation, next generation Color QR codes with 3 to 4 time of storage capacity. Also developed methodologies and tools for extracting admissible digital evidence, Date and Time Stamp Authentication, Steganography, Digitized Document Fraud Detection, and Developing enhanced Digital Forensic Principles. He has experience in the field of Digital/ Computer Forensic Investigation, Information security, Business Process Controls, SoX etc. Prior to joining KPMG, he has worked with Directorate of Forensic Science, Hyderabad. He was responsible for identifying and developing methodologies/solutions for key issues facing digital forensics to investigate computer frauds and cyber-crimes and developed conceptual/prototype solutions for investigations of technological crimes admissible in the Court of Law.