An exceptionally analytic individual with good experience in determining possible web/network exploits by looking deep into different server systems. Adept at running tests aimed at finding weaknesses and providing suggestions to overcome them. I have performed web-based penetration testing, researched and analyzed known hacker methodology, system exploits, and vulnerabilities. Created written reports, detailing assessment findings and recommendations. Provided occasional, assistance with the development and maintenance of internal systems and methodologies. have performed penetration testing on more than 50 financial institutions, private organizations & government organizations.

Work Experience

Organization Designation Year
Softwarica College of IT & E-commerce Part-time Lecturer 2022 - Present
OWASP Nepal Community Leader 2021 - Present
CryptoGen Nepal Pvt. Ltd. Chief Technology Officer 2019 - Present
Pentester Nepal Community Leader 2017 - Present
Eminence Ways Pvt. Ltd. Senior Security Researcher 2016 - 2019

Notable Research And Findings


  • Acknowledged by ESET.
  • Listed in eBay whitehat list.
  • Secured 1st runner position in Nepal’s First Ethical Hacking Competition.
  • Won “Web Sec CTF - 2017”
  • Listed under Top 100 bounty hunter list of
  • Inducted into the hall of fame by other few companies which are under bug bounty program of
  • Certified Ethical Hacker - CEH Hall Of Fame (Finalist) - 2021


Date Media Title
09 May 2023 Sushant Pradhan Podcast Episode 148: Nirmal Dahal | Cyber Security, World of Hacking, Cyber Safety
11 Feb 2023 TechPana खतरनाक ‘नेपाली गर्ल’ को सर्च अपरेसन
11 Feb 2023 Gorkha Patra कमजोर साइबर सुरक्षा
19 December 2022 TechPana ‘नेपाली गर्ल’को नाममा यसरी फैलिँदैछ खतरनाक एपीके, जुनसुकै बेला रित्तिन सक्छ तपाईँको बैङ्क खाता
07 November 2022 TechPana बङ्गलादेशदेखि अस्ट्रेलियासम्मका कम्पनीलाई सम्भावित साइबर आक्रमणबाट जोगाउने नेपाली स्टार्टअप
15 August 2022 Arthik Awaj क्रिप्टोजेन नेपाल र डिजी पे बीच सहकार्य गर्ने सम्झौता
18 Jun 2022 Gadgets in Nepal Talk show on Cyber Security in Nepal with Mr. Nirmal Dahal
8 May 2022 Nepal News Have data breaches become common in Nepal?
7 December 2021 Nepal Watch साइबर सुरक्षाको पहरेदार
11 August 2021 Online Khabar Bug bounty hunting is growing among Nepali youth, but cybersecurity experts suggest caveats
7 April 2021 The Annapurna Express Nepali state, organizations remain highly vulnerable to cyberattacks
23 March 2021 Online Khabar 10 things you should know about cybersecurity in Nepal
2021 Apple Podcast by Nepal Got Hacked Nepal Got Hacked - S2Episode 1 - Attraction Towards Bounties And Infosec Development In Nepal
21 August 2020 Blinc Ventures QuantumHack’s pre-event on Cyber Security Domain!!
22 April 2020 ICT Frame Nepal To Organize Ethical Hackers Meetup
23 July 2019 The Kathmandu Post Faceapp is a privacy nightmare, but Nepalis seem to be least bothered about it
30 July 2017 myRepublica First Pentester Nepal (PTN) Meetup - 2k17 held in Kathmandu.
24 July 2017 myRepublica Nepal, Vulnerable to cyber attacks.
3 July 2017 MNS Vmag How Nepal’s ethical hackers protect the country’s cyberspace


Certification Issued On Expires On Validate
AWS Academy Educator January 2023 January 22 Click Here
Certified AppSec Practitioner - Merit January 2023 - Certificate ID: 6902032
(ISC)² Candidate November 2022 Never Click Here
Certified in Cybersecurity℠ - CC November 2022 - -
Certified Ethical Hacker v10 - CEH (Master) March 2021 March 2024 Click Here
Certified Ethical Hacker v10 - CEH (Practical) March 2021 March 2024 Click Here
Certified Payment-card Industry Security Impalement - CPISI July 2020 Never Click Here
Certified Ethical Hacker v10 - CEH (ANSI) June 2020 Jun 2023 Click Here
ICSI Certified Network Security Specialist - CNSS May 2020 Never Click Here
Network Security Expert 1 - NSE April 2020 April 2022 Click Here
Network Security Expert 2 - NSE April 2020 April 2022 Click Here
Cyber Security Foundation Professional Certificate - CSFPC January 2020 January 2023 Click Here
CCNA Cyber Ops April 2018 April 2021 Click Here




  • Nepali
  • English
  • Hindi