WORKSHOPS Seminars AND CONFERENCES OF CSE
Department of Computer Science & Engineering of NALLA MALLA REDDY ENGINEERING COLLEGE organised a two-week faculty development program sponsored by AICTE on “Emerging Threats and Counter Measures in Information Security”. The program was inaugurated with the traditional lamp lightening ceremony at the hands of the Chief Guest, Dr. C. Radhakrishna, Professor Emeritus and IQAC member, in the gracious presence of Dr. Divya Nalla, Director NMREC and convenor of the FDP, Dr. M.N.V. Ramesh, Principal NMREC, Mrs. B. K. Madhavi, Head CSE and coordinator of the FDP and Heads of various Departments along with the participants.
The FDP was conducted for two weeks, from 10th February to 22nd February. The aim of this faculty development program was to train faculty in topics related to Information Security and its Emerging Threats and Counter Measures.
There were several interesting sessions. The topics spanned from BlockChain Technology, Cryptography basics, hands- on sessions on ethical hacking , Case Studies. Recourse person Mr. Raghu Raman from Emurgo Technologies, Bengaluru in his keynote spoke about the emerging trends in “Blockchain Technology”. Participants gained knowledge about overview of Information security from expert Dr. Wilson Naik, Professor, School of Computer and Information sciences, Central University of Hyderabad in another session. “Cryptography and Cryptanlysis” were concepts explained by Dr Venkaiah, Professor, School of Computer and Information Sciences Central University of Hyderabad . Another expert Dr Vijendar Reddy, Scientist-SE , ADRIN, Advanced Data Processing Research Institute spoke about “Network Security: Case Study”. Participants got to learn many tools and technologies through hands-on Session on Hacking Basics, Mobile Security, Trojans, Bruteforce, Password Cracking, SQL Injection, Pentesting and Cross site attacks and many more conducted by Mr Sai Sateesh, CEO, Indian Servers. There was an interesting session on “Open Source Intelligence” by Mr. I L Narasimha Rao, Senior Project Manager, Cyber Peace Foundation Hyderabad .
Total 68 participants from various college of Telangana and other states have registered for the program. Certificates were given to the 68 participants based on their performance in the lab, theory and attendance in the session. Valedictory function of the FDP held on Feb 22, 2020.