Cryptors with a business name of Cryptors Rakso Cybersecurity Inc., is a cybersecurity firm that raise cybersecurity awareness around the world through seminars, hands-on training, books, security testing, software innovation such as bug bounty platforms and artificial intelligence security tester.
Alexis Lingad, a computer engineering students, created an underground hacking organization called Mapua Cryptors in Mapua University together with his schoolmate Nionel Ibarra. Their goal is to raise cybersecurity awareness around the campus.
Alexis Lingad was kicked out in Mapua University for multiple counts of hacking and by being the leader of Mapua Cryptors. (The whole story can be found in his book Cyber Defender: The Power of Hacking)
Alexis Lingad together with his colleagues, Michael Abella, Nionel Ibarra, Leizl Villapando and Leonard Torrenueva, created a cyber security startup business called Cryptors Cybersecurity with a goal of raising cybersecurity awareness around the world.
Cryptors started to organize affordable and hands-on cybersecurity trainings in the Philippines. This is because most of the cybersecurity trainings in the world is very costly for about Php 100,000 but Cryptors make it 10 times lower and sometimes free.
Cryptors hacker team that compose of a one man team, Alexis Lingad, became the Philippine Hacker Games Champion in WTH: IT Security Summit 2015
Cryptors start to tour around the Philippines and conduct a cybersecurity seminars to raise cybersecurity awareness to a lot more people.
Cryptors launched the Cyber Defender series books to encourage and teach people to learn the offensive and defensive side of ethical hacking.
8layer Technologies, who runs by the father of Linux in the Philippines (Meric Mara), incubate Cryptors. They mentor and funded the whole company for 6 months.
Cryptors launched the first bug bounty platform in the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
Cryptors was featured in MyStartups.PH
Cryptors was featured in Inc ASEAN.
Cryptors hacker team that compose of Alexis Lingad, Eve Austria Laude, Anjo Tuban, Damien Magdangal and Val Natividad, became the Philippine Hacker Games Champion 2017 for the second time in WTH: IT Security Summit 2017
Rakso CT, a marketing advertisement company, became part of the Cryptors family and became a major shareholder of the company that’s why from Cryptors Cybersecurity Inc., it became Cryptors Rakso Cybersecurity Inc. In business papers, it’s only Rakso Cybersecurity Inc., and the word Cryptors now is just a brand.
Cryptors launched the CCEH (Certified Cryptors Ethical Hacker) certification training that gives a real life hands-on challenge to the trainees.