One-Day Workshop on
Cyber Awareness Programme – Insight Perspective (CAP-IP)
March 3rd, 2017
The One-day workshop on “Cyber Awareness Programme – Insight Perspective” (CAP-IP) has been organized by the Department of Information Technology at SSN College of Engineering coordinated by Dr. S. Chithra, ASP/IT, Dr. N. Bhalaji, ASP/IT and Dr. S. Karthika, ASP/IT in association with IEEE Computer Society Madras Section and National Cyber Defence Research Centre (NCDRC). The objectives of the workshop were to create awareness about the current use of cyberspace by the students and to adopt safe computing skills so as to promote good security practices. The event has been registered by total of 200 students from SSN College of Engineering and various other Institutions in Chennai like Sai Ram College of Engineering, Dr. M.G.R University, Sri Venkateswara Engineering College, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Panimalar Engineering College etc.
The workshop has been organized as three session lectures delivered by three experts from Industries and academia. The first session was delivered by Mr. Yoosuf Mohamed, Senior Vice President, Global Delivery Head – Enterprise Risk & Security Solutions (ERSS), Cognizant Technology Solutions. He has given the lecture on various security breaches and threats and the ways to protect the resources from attacks. It was informative and interactive. The next session was followed by Dr. PNA Shanker Kumar, Member, Cyber Society of India. His lecture was interactive and has covered the topics like security in future emerging fields like Internet of Things. The third session was delivered by Mr. Natarajan Swaminathan, CISA, CISSP, CISM, Senior Consultant – Enterprise Security and Risk Management, Tata Consultancy Services. This talk has brought the aspects of security in to light to the level of students’ understanding.