The “Information Security and its Tools” workshop held in Andhra University was conducted by Prof. M. Shashi, Convener and Prof. Vallikumari Co-Convener and is sponsored by Information Security Education Awareness project – Phase II.
Prof.Ch.V.Ramachandra Murthy, Principal of the College of Engineering,Prof.P.V.G.D.Prasad Reddy, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, inaugurated the workshop.
The inauguration was followed by lectures given by Prof.M.S.Prasad Babu on “Light Weight Cryptography-Transportation Problem” and Mr. V.S.Raju on “Web Security: Research Challenges and Open Issues”.
In the post lunch session participants were provided hands on exposure on “Network Security: Attacks and Tools” by Mr.S.Ratan Kumar, followed by talk on “Chaotic Cyrptography:Trends, Techniques and Open Challenges” by Mr.Ch.Seshadri Rao. Prof. Vallikumari, Co-convener of the program gave a talk on “Wireless Attacks-an overview”. The talk covered the topics wireless technologies, Wireless attacks, Investigating wireless attacks, Features of good forensic tools, Wireless forensics tools.
Graduate and Post graduate students of engineering, Research Scholars and participants from various colleges attended the workshop.