Winter School on Cybersecurity Hosted by National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar

Dates: 10 to 16 December 2019

Academic/local course coordinator: Subhankar Mishra

Overall theme:
Privacy and security are on everyone’s minds these days. Every week there is a news about databases getting hacked, exposure of personal information in the wild. Wrong click and all your personal information is out for misuse. Identity is in danger. There is a lot of research along this line to minimize or avoid these dangers. This school looks at some of those research areas.

List of topics:

  • Cryptography (Cryptography Basics, Post Quantum Cryptography, Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Time-Memory Trade Off Attack)
  • Network Security and Machine Learning (Intrusion Detection and Machine Learning, Challenges in Software Defined Networking)
  • Internet Security (New Internet Protocols Such as WPA3 and Attacks)
  • Cyber Forensics (System and Network Forensics)

List of Speakers:

  • Sugata Gangopadhyaya, IIT Roorkee
  • Padmalochan Bera, IIT Bhubaneswar 
  • Balaji Rajendran, C-DAC Bangalore
  • Rishiraj Bhattacharyya, NISER Bhubaneswar
  • Sabyasachi Karati, NISER Bhubaneswar
  • Manoj Mishra, NISER Bhubaneswar
  • Subhankar Mishra, NISER Bhubaneswar

Background/prior courses recommended:

  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks