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Launch of Amrita Academic Partner CompTIA Certifications and Tech Talk on Cyber Attacks

Launch of Amrita Academic Partner CompTIA Certifications and Tech Talk on Cyber Attacks
2020-08-21 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

TIFAC-CORE in Cyber Security, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, will be facilitating the official launch of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and CompTIA Academic partnership on 10.00 AM, August 21, 2020.

The primary aim of this partnership is to work together in training and certifying students with the latest technology competencies mapping with the objectives of CompTIA’s vendor neutral certification programs.

CompTIA’s Cyber Security certifications are developed in association with the industry and is accepted and adopted by organizations across the globe.

Program Highlight: Technical Session on Essential Skills for Managing Today’s Morphing Attack Surface

Join CompTIA’s Chief Technology Evangelist, Dr. James Stanger to learn more about essential skills that cybersecurity workers need to hone to address today’s changing attack surface. Dr. Stanger will discuss essential cyber threat intelligence, threat hunting, and analytics skills that will be essential in our current / covid-19 world.

Event Flow: (Agenda)

Time Speaker Agenda
10:00 AM- 10.10 AM Host from Amrita:
Dr M.Sethumadhavan,
Professor & Head,
TIFAC CORE in Cyber Security,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
Introduction (Amrita-TIFAC-CORE in Cyber Security)
10.10 AM to 10.20 AM Chief Guest from Amrita
Dr. Sasangan Ramanathan,
Dean Engineering,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
Thoughts on this partnership  (from Amrita)
10.20 AM to 10.30 AM Dennis Kwok,
Thoughts on this partnership  (from CompTIA)
10.30 AM to 11.15 AM James Stanger,
Chief Technology Evangelist
Technical session: Topic to be decided
11.15 AM to 11.25 AM Host from Amrita:
Ashok Kumar Mohan,
Research Associate,
TIFAC-CORE in Cyber Security
TIFAC-CORE Placement Activities in Cyber Space (Amrita-TIFAC-CORE in Cyber Security)
11.25 AM to 11.30 AM Host from Amrita:
Chandra Vasasali,
Program Coordinator,
TIFAC-CORE in Cyber Security)
Round up (What’s Next: Cyber Security Opportunities at Amrita)

Outline: (Tech Talk)

  • Social engineering 2.0
  • DDoS – more sophisticated than ever
  • The need for cyber threat intelligence
  • Why “defense in depth” doesn’t work
  • Ransomware – going to the next-level with AI?
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) vs. creativity?

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