Seigen Takano

Sprout Inc. CEO

Seigen Takano

https://sproutgroup.co.jp

Founded Sprout Inc. by gathering a group of consultants and researchers with extensive knowledge in cybersecurity with a basis of security engineers known as “white hat hackers.” While investigating and researching the hidden weaknesses hiding behind “zero-day attacks,” the latest cyberspace trends, and cyber terror techniques, he uses the knowledge he learned from the company to support other businesses and governmental authorities’ cybersecurity. He also runs BugBounty.jp, a bug bounty program that connects businesses with white hat hackers. Recently he published a book called Dark Web, which is based on the cyber underground market deeply related to cryptocurrencies (Published July 2016 by Bungeishunju).