Faculty Development Centre (FDC), Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) under PMMMNMTT Scheme, GoI, organised a one-day workshop on ‘Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security’ which witnessed a huge participation of faculty members from premier institutions across the country.In the inaugural address, Padmashree Prof. R.K. Sinha, VC, SMVDU, emphasized the need for creating awareness about the cyber security issues as the digital and personal identities of individuals are getting seamlessly integrated. Dr. Supran K. Sharma, Coordinator, FDC-SMVDU, embarked on the need for upgrading the skills of the faculty members. Sh. Nagendra Jamwal, Registrar SMVDU, conveyed his best wishes.
The keynote address was delivered by Prof. (Dr.) Nishakant Ojha, an expert in Cyber, Aerospace Securities & National Securities issues. He shared an insight in the core area of national securities strategies & cyber policies. Dr. Baijnath Kaushik, Head, School of Computer Science, talked about the various domains and aspects of cyber security and how keeping abreast with the latest in the field may be of relevance to all.Mr. Dheeraj Madulkar, Director, Techno Legends and Application Security Engineer and Cyber Security Expert, dwelled upon ethical hacking. At the onset, Dr. Sakshi Arora, Convener, gave an introduction of the various themes of the workshop while focusing on cybercrime & security and the Indian cyber law framework. The workshop ended with Mr. Sudesh Kumar inviting the feedback, and Dr. Pooja conducted the proceedings of the workshop. Dr. Sunanda offered a formal vote of thanks, and the valedictory note was delivered by Ms. Sonika Gupta.