Summer School on Cybersecurity Hosted by Vellore Institute of Technology

Sponsored by Cisco India

Dates: 15 to 26 June 2020

Course coordinators:

Description of school:
Cybersecurity is an ever-evolving field with opportunities waiting for everyone with the interest to learn more and develop their skills in this interesting and demanding topic. The objective of this summer school is to provide a forum for learning and discussing all aspects of computer and communication security, including foundational topics as well as cutting-edge research on security such as malware analysis and digital forensics. Participants will be actively engaged not only throughout the theoretical and practical development and demonstration of the above mentioned fields, but also on the enhancement of knowledge and training in identifying security vulnerabilities and protecting against cyberattacks. The course, which runs for 2 weeks, consists of 4 streams, three of which cover fundamental concepts and techniques and the fourth is a set of special lectures on themes introduced in the basic courses.

List of subtopics:

  • Cryptography
  • Network Security
  • Software and Application Security
  • Malware Analysis and Digital Forensics

Partial list of speakers:

  • Chester Rebeiro, IIT Madras
  • R. Saravanan, VIT, Vellore
  • Ch. Aswani Kumar, VIT Vellore
  • I. Sumaiya Thaseen, VIT Vellore
  • Kaarthik Sivakumar, Cisco
  • Shyam Sundar Ramaswami, Cisco

Background/prior courses recommended:

  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Programming Languages (C/C++/Java)
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Discrete Mathematics and Number Theory

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