Nilay Mistry is the senior-most faculty of Digital Forensics and Cyber Security at the Institute of Forensic Science at World’s First of Its Kind, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, Government of Gujarat. He has pursued his M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from Nirma University and B.E. in Computer Engineering from Gujarat University.
He is actively a part of various research projects in Cyber Forensics at Directorate of Forensic Science, Cyber Crime Division, Gandhinagar. He provides sessions on Cybercrime and Investigations to BPR&D, Bangladesh Police, Myanmar Police, Nepal Police, Defence wings, Law enforcement Agencies, Railway Protection Force, Air Force. He is also assisting in investigation of various cyber crimes to various National and International Law Enforcement Agencies. He has also given in-depth training on various technical challenges in crime investigation to National and International personnel. He is ISO 27001:2013 certified ISMS Lead Auditor.

His areas of interest are storage media forensics, smartphone forensics, Open-source Intelligence (OSINT), Live Forensics, Digital Forensics Analysis and interpretation, Malware Forensic, Network Forensic, Multimedia Forensic, VAPT, Capacity Building, Skill Development, R & D and Training & hands-on with various range of topics related to Cyber Security and Digital Forensics. He is also the adviser for Cyber Range – Cyber Defence Center at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University. He is also a member of high power committee on Examiner of Electronic Evidences under Section 79A of IT Act 2000.