USI & InnovatioCuris (IC)
Two day technical training on Cyber Security
25-26 July 2017
Cyber Security is one of the biggest threat as well as opportunity in the contemporary world. The recent ransomware attack crippled NHS and over 100,000 other organizations in 100+ countries. The current government in India has launched many ambitious schemes that can potentially enable the citizens to take advantage of the digital revolution. Two of the most missions which cover the essence of the government’s visions are:
Also, revelations made by Edward Snowden and attempts of sabotage through programs like Stuxnet, Duqu, Flame, Shamoon etc, only tell us that, how nation states have tried to sabotage the critical infrastructure. Leaders around the globe, including our own prime minister has recognized the threat of cyber attacks in 21st century and have shown keen interest in developing capabilities for cyber security. India especially has lot on stake with its flagship programs and also as a global hub for software development.
However, looking at a much systematic approach. We first need to question, when we are building a digital society is our foundation strong? Have we provided enough security for the building blocks. Are we equipped to safeguard the nation’s interest against any attack.
The need of the hour is to equip oneself with all possible mitigation strategies and as they say, ‘prevention is better than cure’ applies very well for cyber security domain and not just the medical space.
The United Service Institution of India ( USI ) is a unique Institution which was founded in 1870 with the objective of promoting the study of Naval and Military Art, Science and Literature. It is an autonomous Institution with over 13,500 members. The growth of the USI reflects the growth of the Indian Armed Forces during the last 147 years. Its Centre for Strategic Studies and Simulation, and the Centre for Armed Forces Historical Research are internationally recognised Centres of Excellence. Its ” distance learning programme ” through which it guides Armed Forces officers in their professional advancement commenced in 1903 and is well subscribed even today.
With the growing significance of cyber warfare and cyber security, the USI has been undertaking research on issues related to cyber security and published several peer reviewed papers and books on the subject.
IC, commonly known as InnovatioCuris is committed to the vision of bringing down the healthcare delivery cost and yet keeping the quality. IC has a global network of 30,000 health experts world over and runs many knowledge sharing initiatives like quarterly webinars and magazine, annual international conference and innovators club.
IC has partnered with Kratikal Academy Private Limited for launching initiatives into cyber security training. IC brings the core expertise of health sector and Kratikal brings the practical knowledge and capability of security audits and testing. Kratikal has trained more than 15,000 students in over 100 countries via online and offline mode.
The two-day program for professionals addresses the immediate threats to every day systems by empowering professionals with much needed information. The cyber security threats are rising everyday and the human resources are the weakest link in the system. Hence, we need to take immediate steps to empower professionals.
The program will provide a solid foundation on day one to deal with security breaches and other attacks. As it is said that, “security is not about nuts and bolts, it is about the mindset”.
Day two will focus on more hands on exercises and practical problem solving for people to deal with situations that they might have to face when an attack on their facility takes place.
For security forces a special package of INR 150,000 exclusive of applicable taxes for up to 15 officers for two days program including course material, lunch and tea/coffee.
INR 15,000 for any individual outside the nominated group inclusive of applicable taxes. (If you are registering as an individual, you need to pay INR 15,000 while making payment)
The batch size would be of maximum 40 participants.
Sachin Gaur is a researcher cum entrepreneur in space of mobile and Internet solutions. He was in top 10 innovators in India under India Innovates Growth Programme 2013 by FICCI. He is involved in multiple ventures in the domain of digital marketing, mobile solutions and Internet of Things. He has a double M.Sc.(tech) in Mobile Security and Cryptography from Aalto University, Finland and University of Tartu, Estonia. He has worked in past with organizations like Adobe, C.E.R.N. and in research at the Aalto University in security related topics.
Also, he has a dozen patents issued/pending in USPTO apart from contributing book chapters in two books on topics of Innovation and Healthcare.
Prashant Pandey is a professional penetration testing expert. He is founder and C.K.O of KRATIKAL TECH PVT. LTD. He is a Cyber-Space Consultant to clients across the globe namely- China, Dubai, UK, Switzerland etc. He has conducted Cyber security training in various institutes like IITs, NITs and IIITs. He was speaker at india m2m + iot forum 2017. He has provided online training on Cyber security to more than 10k Students from 130+ countries. He is Online Cyber Security instructor with www.udemy.com. He has offered penetration testing services to the organizations for complete security and confidentiality of their data.
Col Anurag Dwivedi is a Senior Research Fellow at the USI. An M Tech from IIT Kharagpur, he has extensive experience of handling large projects in the fields of Telecommunication as well as Electronic Warfare. He has also been the Commander of the Faculty of Computer Technology & Systems and IT Wing at the Military College Telecommunications Engineering.