Ravie Lakshmanan is a journalist whose work is geared towards cybersecurity and open-source intelligence. He is a master's graduate with a dual degree in Journalism and Computer Science from Columbia University, New York City. He received his bachelor's in computer science from Amrita School of Engineering, and has previously worked as a software programmer for Infosys Limited and investment bank Goldman Sachs.

Following graduation, Ravie served as a data journalist and reporter at Financial Planning covering FinTech, cryptocurrencies and wealth management, and has worked as a software engineer developing news products for Scroll.in. He is currently a senior OSINT analyst and dis/mis-information researcher at Logically, and covers all things cybersecurity and privacy at The Hacker News.

Ravie's current areas of interest and exploration are new emerging technologies, algorithmic accountability and fairness in intelligent systems, and the broader intersection of technology, policy, security and user privacy.


OSINT Analyst for Logically - Byline

Cybersecurity Reporter for The Hacker News - Byline

Zero-day (a cybersecurity newsletter) - Byline

Cybersecurity and Tech Reporter for The Next Web - Byline

Reporter for Financial Planning, On Wall Street and Bank Investment Consultant - Byline

Online Reputations and Beyond: Rise of Intelligent Recruiting Platforms and Questions on Algorithmic Accountability - Link

Russian interference and analysis of bots and Troll accounts in Twitter - Link

User Interface Design Final Project demonstrating a website that allows users to interact with multiple videos - Link

A viral marketing model by identifying influential users on Instagram - Link

Understanding Group Dynamics to Identify Sources of Bias - Link

An email classification algorithm to detect spam using Naive Bayes classifier - Link

An image classification exercise in machine learning using CIFAR-10 dataset - Link

A skipgram model for neural networks - Link

Text summarization of news articles using neural networks (Keras) - Link

A secure file transfer tool that allows encrypted files to be transferred between a client and a server - Link

Sentiment Analysis of Tweets posted by U.S. Presidential Candidates - Link

Google AMP Story - Link

A simple internet radio web app - Link

The Great Smart Home Race of 2018 - Link

U.S. Patent Search by City - Link