M.Tech. Students in Cyber Security from Coimbatore campus are among the top 5 teams in the Cyber Security Innovation & Research (Hack-a-thon 2015), a full day hacking event, conducted at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore on 15th December 2015.
M. Tech. Cyber Security students Krishna Ram Prakash, Nischai, Sudakshina Singha Roy and Aswin was among the top five teams selected for finals to be held on June 2016.
The Cyber Security Innovation and Research contests; sponsored by US Consulate, Chennai and implemented by Learning Links Foundation are a series of Hackathons, which will be conducted in South Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka & Kerala. Learning Links Foundation will be organizing these hackathons in premier technological institutions. These Hackathons are focused on creating awareness and developing skills in Cyber Security discipline, the platform is also designed to promote networking initiatives for students and budding engineers to inspire and enable skill development and innovation in Cyber Security field in India. The focus is on the youth, who will participate in the event with a maximum of 4 members in a team.