Mangaluru: Workshop on ‘Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation Frame work’ Held at NITK

Mangaluru: School of Management, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal organized a one day workshop on “Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation Frame work” on September 30th 2015.

The event was inaugurated by Prof. Swapan Bhattacharya, Director NITK. In his inaugural address, he pointed out the importance of Cyber Security in the context of Digital India . Prof. A H Sequeira, Head, School of Management NITK delivered the key note address.

The focus of the workshop was to sensitize information security related challenges, threat sources, its disruptive nature and the target of attacks. Manu Zacharia President, Information Security Research Association, spoke on the current trends in Information Security with focus on Critical Infrastructure Protection. Advocate Shyam Padman, Cyber Law Expert explained the legal regime governing ICTs and interface of Law and Technology. Dittin Andrews, CDAC Bangalore pointed out the use of search engines like Google and Shodan in security auditing.

Dr Sreejith Alathur, coordinator of the workshop, talked about risk transfer through Cyber Insurance. Muraleedhran N, CDAC Bangalore demonstrated the need for Network Traffic Analysis from Security Perspective. The event was attended by participants from various organizations across the nation.

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