NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON CYBER SECURITY & FORENSICS FROM 9-11 March, 2017

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Chandigarh

6 March 2017

DIVYA AZAD

Three days National Workshop on Cyber Security & Forensics is being conducted by
FlipflopInforsec Labs Pvt. Ltd. (A Start-up Initiative of NITTTR, Chandigarh) in
association with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Computer Centre, Panjab University,
Chandigarh(PU) from 9-March-2017 to 11-March-2017.

Prof. R K Singla Director Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Computer Centre & Dr P K Tulsi,
Director NITTTR , took the initiative to organise this mega event.

Excessive growth of Internet in our day to day life has given exponential rise to
sophisticated attacks on IT Infrastructure. Smartphones attacks are also growing in
multiple folds with the growth of business transactions using mobile phones; there
is an exponential increase in mobile malware. In order to make our IT infrastructure
resilient against these threats, there is a need for cutting-edge research &
Development efforts in Cyber Security told Saurabh Kaushal, Managing Director,
FlipflopInforsec Labs Pvt. Ltd.

Dr.Parveen Kumar Janjua, Research Scientist, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Computer Centre, PU
said this workshop is aimed to offer awareness for the Government and Private sector
officials & aspiring cyber security enthusiasts. Workshop will address
vulnerabilities and emerging threats associated with cyber space. Mission of this
workshop is to bring together multi-stakeholders such as individuals, industry
professionals, policy makers and academicians who are having a common interest to
reduce the security risks  for the government, service provider and at user level.

Dr. C Rama Krishna, HOD CSE, NITTTR &Dr. Ajay Guleria, PU discussed about the recent
cyber threats faced by the users in the educational institutions and what
countermeasures should be adopted to secure ourselves in cyber space.

Shruti Wadhwa, gave the brief schedule of the workshop to the Media persons.

Workshop Coordinators Dr Parveen Kumar Janjua & Er Saurabh Kausal expressed their
gratitude towards Prof. R K Singla Director, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Computer Centre & Dr
P K Tulsi, Director NITTTR,for their guidance & support.

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