RIISE Theme - Information Security

The cyberspace has become the 21st-century battleground for wars, dissent and geopolitics. Security issues -- ranging from vulnerable personal computing resources, corporate and business equipment, government and defence cyberinfrastructure, cyber dissidence, espionage and counter-espionage. The role of cybersecurity research is to explore complex problems of such varied natures and provide efficient ingenious solutions. It is an interdisciplinary field, involving cryptography, software systems, computer networking, social media, computer hardware, policy management, law and ethics.


Time Speaker Venue
11:15 - 11:45  Vinay J. Ribeiro
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Bombay
Talk: ‘Blockchain Technology and Implications’
C 02, Academic Block
11:45 - 12:15 Kaarthik Sivakumar
Principal Engineer, Cisco
Talk: ‘Absolute security is a myth’
C 02, Academic Block
12:15 - 12:45 R K Shyamsundar
JC Bose National Fellow & Distinguished V. Professor, IIT Bombay
Talk: ‘IoT: Security Challenges’
C 02, Academic Block
12:45 - 13:15 K. Gopinath
Professor, Computer Science & Automation, IISc Bangalore
Talk: ‘Privacy and Identity Management’
C 02, Academic Block
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch (Common to all)
14:30 - 15:45 Poster / Presentation Showcase by Student Representatives 3rd Floor, Research & Development Block
15:45 - 17:00  Panel Discussion: ‘Conducting Good Security Research’ (All theme speakers)  A 007, Research & Development Block