30 HOUR NON STOP HACKATHON
The Syberthon concluded up on a great note. The event was a 30-hour, non-stop Hackathon to gather various developer groups to collaborate on challenging programming problems in the field of cyber security. The main attraction was various workshops under the guidance of experts and prototype making competition.
Chief Guest of the event was IPS Naunihal Singh, Inspector General of Police. The key note speakers were Dr Kala Baskar, Director, Centre Forensics & Information Security, University of Madras; Prem Ojha, CEO, Netplus Broadband Service and Mahesh Balakrishnan, Information Security Consultant, Chennai along with dignitaries from CT University.
The speakers enlightened students on various topics of Cyber Security and Cyber Forensics. Practical demonstration were made so that the students could garner most from these guest lectures. The speakers for the event were Dr. Kala Baskar (Director, centre for cyber forensic and Information security, University of Madras, Chennai, India),Mr. Harpreet Khattar, (Cyber Security Expert Consultant),Mahesh Balakrishnan(Cyber Forensic and Information Security Expert-Chennai),Mr. Anurag, (Industry Expert ) and Mr. Saurabh Chamotra (Principal Engineer at CDAC Mohali).
Here’s some of the action taking place at Hackathon.