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Session on Cyber Security
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a)      Confederation of Indian Industry is organized a Session on Cyber Security on 31 January 2013 at Kochi with the theme ‘Emerging Cyber Threats and Challenges’.

b)     This awareness session highlighted perspectives on Cyber Security related issues and its legal aspects from Government and Corporate side.

c)      The session had deliberations from Mr N Vinayakumaran Nair, Assistant Commandant Hitech Cell, Kerala Police, Mr C Balan, Joint Director, Resource Centre for Cyber Forensics, C-DAC, Mr Johnson K Jose, Assistant General Manager – IT, Federal Bank Ltd, Mr Yash KS, Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Red Force Labs.

 

d)     Mr Vinayakumaran Nair gave the audience a glimpse of Cyber Laws and the IT act. Mr C Balan, who handles Cyber Forensics at CDAC, Trivandrum, gave a snapshot of how cyber crimes are dealt with by them and the technicalities involved in handling Cyber Crimes. Mr Nitin Nair from Ernst & Young presented about the Global Information security Survey that E&Y conducts worldwide.  Mr Johnson K Jose from Federal Bank briefed the audience about how Information Security is handled in the Banking Sector. He opined that creating an awareness about Cyber Crimes is the first step in preventing such crimes. Finally, Mr Yash KS, an Information Security Expert and a Ethical Hacker from Red Force Labs, Bengaluru gave the crowd an idea as to how vulnerable the common man as well organizations are to Cyber Attacks

 

e)      This awareness session was well attended by professionals from various sectors of the industry as well as students of Information Technology, Computer Science and Business Management. 

 
Description

The wide spread use of computers and internet provides intruders an opportunity to sneak in and create havoc. There is a strong need to provide sufficient security to all computer systems and information residing in it. According to the Norton Cyber Crime Report 2012, an estimated 556 Million people are victims of cyber crime every year worldwide. The report also cites that out of the losses due to cyber crime in India is $ 8 billion every year. As technology is developing very fast and the penetration of internet in the country is increasing and so do the activities in social media, the reach of cyber crimes too are on the rise. More and more individuals and organizations are becoming vulnerable to be the victims of cyber crimes.

In this current scenario an awareness of different aspects of the Cyber world and an understanding of basic security measures can prevent most of the cyber crimes. In this context Confederation of Indian Industry had organized a Session on Cyber Security on 31 January 2013 at Kochi with the theme ‘Emerging Cyber Threats and Challenges’. The session highlighted perspectives on Cyber Security related issues from Government and Corporate side. Also the legal aspects looked upon.

The key speakers invited for the session include Mr N Vinayakumaran Nair, Assistant Commandant Hitech Cell, Kerala Police, Mr C Balan, Joint Director, Resource Centre for Cyber Forensics, C-DAC, Mr Yash KS, Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Red Force Labs, Mr Johnson K Jose, Assistant General Manager – IT, Federal Bank Ltd, Mr Nitin Nair, Manager - IT Risk Advisory Services, Ernst & Young Pvt Ltd.

This was an awareness session that was specially designed for IT managers and administrators from various organizations in the Government and Private sector. The session had takeaways for students of Information Technology, Computer Science and Business Management.

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Knowledge Resources
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1Recent Trends & Advancements in Cyber Forensics
2Cyber Laws
3Information Security in the Banking Sector
4Evolution of Cyber Threats
 
Charges to access Event
 
Participant TypeAmount (in Rs)
Member
1000
NonMember
1500