November 20, 2020

Webinar on ‘Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security’

By MVJCE

Date of the Event20.11.2020
Title of the EventEthical Hacking and Cyber Security
Organized by  Department of Computer Science and Engineering, MVJCE, Bangalore
Name of the Resource SpeakerMr. Samarth Bhaskar Bhat Technical Director Reverse Engineering Infosec, Bangalore

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, MVJCE, organized a webinar on ‘Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security’, on 20.11.2020. Mr. Samarth Bhaskar Bhat, Technical Director, Reverse Engineering Infosec, Bangalore, was the Guest Speaker. The purpose of the webinar was to expose the students to the various aspects related to security that are being used in industries, today.

The Welcome note was given by Mrs. Bhagyalaxmi S Kullolli, Assistant Professor, Department of CSE, MVJCE.  The webinar was inaugurated by Dr. P Mahabaleswarappa, Principal, MVJCE. Following the welcome address, Dr. P Mahabaleswarappa introduced the Resource Speaker Mr. Samarth Bhaskar Bhat.

Mr. Samarth Bhaskar Bhat started his talk with motivational anecdotes that illustrated the power of ethical hacking. He pointed out that one of the most in-demand positions in the field of technology is that of an ethical hacker. He said it is a matter of great concern that more and more organizations are being targeted in cyber-attacks, and it is important that we get to know our enemy if we are to protect vital networks. He outlined the facts and misconceptions related to ethical hacking. He made it clear that the role of cyber security is absolutely related to ethical hacking. The webinar was open to UG/PG students, research scholars and faculty members. The talk was attended by more than 350 participants.

The participants were encouraged to ask questions and many participants put forth their queries related to ethical hacking, ip spoofing and related technologies.  The webinar concluded with vote of thanks by Mrs. Bhagyalaxmi S Kullolli.

Outcome of the Event

Participants gained insight on how hacking can actually be categorized as ethical, and how they can check whether their devices or accounts have been hacked. This knowledge is essential for understanding the science behind cyber security.

Overall, it was a very informative session.