The Center for Cyber Security was identified by TIFAC (Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India) as a CORE in Cyber Security in September 2005. The TIFAC CORE gives significant thrust to the frontier areas of Cyber Security, including technology, practice, management, and policy issues. TIFAC CORE at Amrita is a collaborative alliance of academic and industrial partners. The unique aspect of this CORE is the coming together and partnering of industry and academia to create innovative educational and research programs and develop world-class expertise in Cyber Security.The Center is located on Amrita University Coimbatore Campus... Read more»

Cyber security is a very fast moving field. A program in security that aims to be on the forefront has to necessarily have a companion-advanced program that has a good balance between theoretical and practical aspects, analytical methods and system architectures, academic ideas and industry practices. TIFAC CORE in Cyber Security offers a M. Tech in Cyber Security. Amrita's Cyber Security M. Tech. program, started in 2005, is the first of its kind in the country. The curriculum content is periodically revised keeping pace with latest security trends and research for building world-class expertise not only for meeting the current security challenges but foreseeing future needs... Read more»

Tifac PeopleTIFAC Core in Cyber Security has a unique mix of research talents in the areas of technology-based assessment, language learning, large-scale testing platforms, data visualisation, STEM (Science, Technology, English, Maths) education, virtual learning environments, and technology platform development. Our multidisciplinary teams have the ability to advance the effective use of technology to improve teaching and learning. The Centre is currently pursuing various research projects with Govt. agencies in the areas of Encryption, Visual Cryptography, Steganalysis, Secure Coding, Web Security, Intrusion Detection and Prevention... Read more»

Dr. Sethumadhavan M.
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
Head, Centre for Cyber Security
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Ettimadai Campus
Amritanagar P. O.
- 641112
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Amrita University was started by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma.»»


In keeping with the research thrust at Amrita, our goal is to develop and advance the state-of-the art in secure data handling, trustworthy storage and interchange, verifiable... »»



Researchers at Amrita have very often contributed to various internationally renowned and nationally acclaimed research journals and publications by making their knowledge...»»


The Center envisages to be an International Cener of Excellence providing the world class expertise, state-of-art tools, and fertile teaching environment in Cyber Security...»»



The Centre has a strong and vibrant alumni base, many of them occupying coveted positions in many educational, industrial, and research organizations all over the world... »»

October 20, 2012
A team of Amrita students from the Amritapuri campus secured the top most spot from India in a...
February 12, 2012
SPARK is an open source in-memory cluster computing framework getting so much attention these days...
June 18, 2010
Dr. M. Sethumadhavan, Professor and Head, Centre for Cyber Security in Coimbatore was recently...
May 14, 2010
Amrita University was recently invited to present a tutorial at IFIP Networking 2010, an...
May 2, 2009
Several M Tech students from Amrita are currently in different universities in Europe as part of...
TIFAC CORE in Cyber Security, Coimbatore will host IoT Challenge 2016 conducted by i3indya Technologies from...
TIFAC CORE in Cyber Security, Coimbatore organized a guest lecture on "Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (...
TIFAC-CORE in Cyber Security conducted an expert lecture on the topic Assurance and Advisory of IT Systems on march 26, 2016...



  • Amrita University has a major role to play in transforming our society into a knowledge society through its unique value-added education system

    Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
    Former President of India
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    Nobel Laureate
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    Nobel Laureate