Winter School on Cybersecurity Hosted by Vellore Institute of Technology

Sponsored by Cisco India

Dates: 21 to 31 December 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 winter 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 in theoretical and practical development and demonstration of the above mentioned fields, and 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 namely cryptography, network, software and application security.

Online Platform: Microsoft Teams/Google Meet

List of subtopics:

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

List of speakers:

  • Dr. Chester Rebeiro, IIT Madras
  • Dr. Bhavana Kanukurthi, IISC Bangalore
  • Dr. Aswani Kumar Cherukuri, VIT Vellore
  • Dr. I. Sumaiya Thaseen, VIT Vellore
  • Nitin Dhingra, Cisco
  • Saumya Agarwal, Cisco
  • Jyoti Gautam, Cisco
  • Prapanch Ramamoorthy, Cisco
  • Raghu Kulkarni, Cisco
  • Bhavik Shah, Cisco
  • Akshay Dubey, Cisco
  • Manoj Papisetty, 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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