An Information Security Awareness workshop was conducted on 5th October 2017, by C-DAC Bangalore, for Avinashalingam Institute of Engineering Students.The Session was taken by Ms. Jaya Badgujar, Project Engineer, C-DAC Bangalore. The talks were on different topics of information security focusing on current and emerging security threats & attacks along with its mitigation practices, present day cybercrime case studies, how to safeguard our systems, networks and personal devices from these emerging threats. Then students were briefed about latest Malwares. Browser security was also explained. operating system security with updates and patches and anti-virus updates importance was explained in detail to students. They were very enthusiastic and asked few questions. The participants expressed their appreciation for the technical inputs and the knowledge gained through this program. .