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Workshop on Cyber Security 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, June 17, 2018 (All day)
NISER Computer Lab

Update : June 18, 2018 WCS, 2018 was organized on June 16th and June 17th in 4 sessions.  Topics Discussed: 

  1. Recent Cyber Attacks - Special attention to Stuxnet
  2. Various cyber security terms : Password (Factor Authentication), Malware, Firewall, VPN to name a few.
  3. Penetration Testing - System, Communication, Wifi 
  4. Encryption - Standards, Symmetric and Assymetric keys, TLS/SSL, Signatures and Certificates, Hashing

  UPDATE:  May 1, 2018:  The following students have been selected for Workshop on Cyber Security, 2018. 

  1. DAV Pokhariput
    1. Mokshya Priyadarshee Behera
    2. Ayush Kumar Swain
    3. Rudra Narayan Dash
  2. DAV Unit-VIII
    1. Punya Pratyusha Sethi 
    2. Soumyadeep Sahu  
    3. Satyajeet Mishra  
    4. Sarthak Kumar Das  
    5. Pratyush Kumar Patnaik  
    6. Shibani Mohapatra  
    7. Smarak Pradhan  
    8. Kanha Jain  
    9. Kaustabh Patel  
  3. Mother’s Public School
    1. Pallavi Mukherjee
    2. Rajiv Locan Pattanayak

   Workshop on various topics in cyber security targetted towards bright young students interested in practice and research in the area of cyber security.

  • Duration: 15 - 17 June
  • Topics : Introduction to Cyber Security, Current Cyber Laws,
  • Topics : Recent Vulnerabilities, Introduction to some cyber assessment tools


  • Presently in 12th Standard (Any medium)
  • Computer Science as one of the subjects

Financial Support

  • All participants will be reimbursed sleeper class train fare via the shortest route from their place of stay.
  • The institute will take care of local hospitality.

How to Apply

  • Cover Letter stating why you want to be part of this workshop
  • Scanned gradesheets of from 10th onwards
  • Nomination letter from School Principal
  • Recommendation Letter from Computer Science Teacher
  • Recommendation Letter should highlight strength only in Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Zip all the above, name it WCS2018_Yourname and send it to comp at 
  • Subject of Email: WCS2018 | Application | YourName

Deadline to Apply

  • April 30th, 2018

Contact Email: comp at, School of Computer Sciences, NISER, Bhubaneswar, 752050

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