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Amrita CyberNation’22

Amrita CyberNation 2022

Amrita School of Computing, Chennai will organize an event on Amrita CyberNation 2022 (ACN 2022) – towards Self-reliance in Strengthening our CyberSpace starting on October 1, 2022.

Cybernation is a tech fest and envisions providing a platform for faculty members, research scholars, students, and industry experts who are passionate about cybersecurity to unite and share their innovative ideas while learning about how technology can be integrated with myriad other fields. It is intended to provide collaboration initiatives among universities and industries. Amrita CyberNation will be a platform for initiating discussions on challenging aspects of Cyber Security for our Nation. Students will also get an opportunity to interact and participate in many challenges in Cyber Domain where participants are from throughout the nation.

The event will be inaugurated by Dr. G. Athithan, Former Director General and Distinguished Scientist, and currently DRDO Chair, CAIR, Bengaluru. His research interests include Information Security Management, Computational Intelligence, Network Data Mining, and Cyber Security Technologies.

About

About Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita) is a multi-disciplinary Deemed-to-be University that offers more than 250 Academic Programs across 7 Campuses in four South Indian states of Kerala. Tamil Nadu. Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The renowned humanitarian leader. Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, popularly known as Amma, is the Chancellor and guiding light of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Spread over 1200 acres with 100 lacs square feet of built-up space. Amrita is the 5 best university in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings 2022. Also, Amrita is selected for the prestigious award of Institution of Eminence (IOE) status by MHRD. Amrita has been accredited with “A++” the highest grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University has over 24.000 students and 1700+ faculty serving with a spirit of dedicated diligence. wherein the latest advances in pedagogy and research are integrated with compassion and service-mindedness.

About Amrita School of Computing, Chennai Campus

The capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai embeds a brilliant blend of tradition, art, technology, industrialization, education, and development, making it one of India’s most important metropolitan cities.

The school is aesthetically placed between the Arani and Kosasthalaiyar rivers, spread out on a sprawling 13.55 acres of land with a built-up area of 24,956 sqm, where the dreams of countless engineering aspirants find realization. The Chennai Campus offers students an array of engineering programs modeled on a choice-based credit system with continuous evaluation by faculty who mentor students. The School of Computing at Chennai Campus offers undergraduate programmes in Computer Science and Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity.

Event Schedule
Date Events
October 1, 2022 Expert Panel Cyber Conclave on  “Technological Imperatives towards Securing the CyberSpace”
October 8, 2022 Cyber Industry Meet’22  (Brainstorming on the Role of Academia in Bridging Industry Expectations and Solving a Few of Their Technological Challenges) 
October 29 – 30, 2022 National Amrita Cyber Tech Fest ’22
November 5 – 8, 2022 Cyber Abyaan’22: Social Cyber Consciousness Drive to Schools and Rural Villages 
Registration & Payment Details

Registration Fee Details

Registration Fees Per Day
Students Rs. 200 /-
Research Scholars / Faculty Members Rs. 500 /-
Industry / Others Rs. 1000 /-

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Inauguration & Keynote Address by

 

Mr-Athithan

Dr. G. Athithan

Former Director General & Distinguished Scientist,
DRDO Chair, CAIR, Bengaluru

Cyber Conclave

The Conclave starts with a Keynote Address by Dr. Athithan, followed by panel discussions. Three panel discussion sessions have been scheduled, as detailed below:

Panel 1: Cyber Threats: An Emerging Global Challenge

Panel Members:  

  1. Mr. Ishwar Prasad Bhat, CEO, Necurity Solutions
  2. Natarajan Elangovan, Head – Security Engineering at Wipro Limited, Chennai
  3. T. T. Aditya, Product Owner – Security and Privacy, Continental Corporation Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru
  4. S. Venkat Sairam, Chief Manager, Computer Systems Dept. CUB

Panel Chair: Dr. Prabaharan Poornachandran, Director, Centre for Internet Studies and Artificial Intelligence, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala 

Panel 2: Technological Solutions and Directions to Secure Cyber Space

Panel Members: 

  1. Mr Yesudian Rajkumar J.K, Founder Amud Solutions, Zero Trust Consultant, Quick Heal Technologies, Chennai
  2. Dittin Andrews, Joint Director Cyber Security, CDAC, Thiruvanthapuram
  3. Melvin John, Security Specialist at NEC Corporation India Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru
  4. (R) Mr. Devender Singh Rawat, Former Deputy Director, Electronic Warfare Communication Spectrum

Panel Chair: Dr Shankar Raman, CEO, Pravarthak Ecosystems, IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai 

Panel 3: Role of Academia in Strengthening Cybersecurity  

Panel Members: 

  1. Dr S.A.V.Satyamurty, Distinguished Scientist and Former Director, IGCAR, Presently Director, Research, Vinayaga Missions Research Foundation
  2. Prof Dr Sethumadhavan, Head, TIFAC Core in Cybersecurity, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
  3. Siraj Rahim DGM – Operation Technology, MRF Limited, Chennai
  4. Mr Pradeep, Sr Director, FICE/INTEL Bengaluru

Panel Chair: Mr.Sitaram Chamarty, Principal Consultant at TCS, Hyderabad 

Program Schedule:

Time Schedule/Program
9.30 AM Inauguration and Lamp Lighting
10.00 AM Keynote Address by Dr. G. Athithan
11.00 AM Tea Break
11.15 AM Panel 1: Discussion
12.30 PM – 1.30 PM Lunch Break
1.30 PM Panel 2: Discussion
2.45 PM Invited Talk by Mr. Sitaram Chamarty
3.30 PM Panel 3: Discussion
4.45 PM Vote of Thanks
Cyber Industry Meet

This event provides a platform for eminent people from the corporate world to share their knowledge and experience with other industries, academia as well as students. The agenda of conducting the event is to have a fruitful discussion on the challenges the industry is facing in the security domain and the role of academia in providing solutions and support to them. The event consists of representations from Industries like NEC, Zoho, and Quick Heal Technologies.

The program will include Inauguration and invited Talk from international speaker followed by company/industry presentations and open discussions.
This event will open opportunities for budding scientists to start new research areas with industry collaboration.

Cyber Tech Fest’22

The event has 2 levels of technical events. Each event has exciting prize money.

High-Level Technical Events:

The events are meant for B.Tech student enthusiasts who are having a good idea about cybersecurity.

  • CTF (Capture The Flag) (6Hrs) is a competition containing challenges in different domains of cybersecurity such as Forensics, Web Exploitation, Reverse Engineering, OSINT, etc…
  • Ideathon with Cybersecurity – The theme will be given on the day of the event.

Basic Level Technical Events:

The events help beginner-level B.Tech students to enrich their skills in cybersecurity and lead their way to becoming Cybersecurity professionals.

  • Scavenger Hunt: Quiz-like competition with clues given in the description. And this will be an individually participating competition. Questions will be based on web exploitation.
  • Cybertrivia: An oral quiz competition that requires a team to participate in the event.
  • Debug the Code: An individual event where each participant will be given a code with errors and they should find the errors and correct them.
  • Identify a Language: An individual event where each participant will be given some program and the participant must identify the language.
  • Code in an Unknown Language: An individual competition where participants need to learn a new language in less amount of time and write the code for the given problem.
Cyber Abyaan’22

Most people are at least semi-aware that identity theft and network hacks are possible, and are reasonably good at not intentionally downloading malicious code or clicking dubious links. This event will focus on rural schools and villages to spread cyber awareness and basic training. The objective of this event is to initiate a social cyber consciousness drive to ensure that the rural population do not fall prey to malicious cyber attacks. This drive will also sensitise people on the corrective actions and support systems available in case of facing cyber related issues.

Speakers

Amrita CyberNation 2022
Mr T. T. Aditya

Product Owner – Security and Privacy
Continental Corporation Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru

Amrita CyberNation 2022
Col (R) Mr. Devender Singh

Rawat, Former Deputy Director,
Electronic Warfare Communication Spectrum

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Dr. Dittin Andrews

Joint Director Cyber Security, CDAC
Thiruvananthapuram

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Mr. Ishwar Prasad Bhat

CEO, Necurity Solutions
Chennai

Amrita CyberNation 2022
Mr. Melvin John

Security Specialist,
NEC Corporation India Pvt Ltd,
Bengaluru

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Mr. Natarajan Elangovan

Head – Security Engineering,
Wipro Limited, Chennai

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Dr. Prabaharan Poornachandran

Director, Centre for Internet Studies and Artificial Intelligence,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala

Amrita CyberNation 2022
Mr. Pradeep Gnanapragasam

Sr. Director
FICE/ INTEL,
Bengaluru

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Dr. Sankar Raman

CEO, Pravarthak Ecosystems
IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai

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Dr. S. A. V. Satyamurty

Distinguished Scientist and Former Director
IGCAR, Director, Research, Vinayaga Missions Research Foundation

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Prof. Sethumadhavan

Head, TIFAC Core – Cyber Security,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore

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Dr. Siraj Rahim

DGM – Operation Technology
MRF Limited, Chennai

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Mr. Sitaram Chamarty

Principal Consultant at TCS,
Hyderabad

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Mr. Yesudian Rajkumar

Founder Amud Solutions,
Zero Trust Consultant,
Quick Heal Technologies, Chennai

Contact

Dr. Mrs. A. G. Sreedevi
Head, Cyber Security Program
Amrita School of Computing
Chennai Campus
Email: progheadcys@ch.amrita.edu
Phone: +914435533249

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