Apr 8, 2015 -- Today Cyber Security is a major National Security Problem, and NCSSS the National Cyber Safety and Security Standards are applying decades of expertise to the task. As the most networked nation on earth, the India is extremely vulnerable. To keep systems safe and foil potential attacks, NCDRC the National Cyber Defense Research Center develops protective technologies, conduct threat assessments, and analyze Government, Military, and Civilian computer networks.The NCSSS is planning to establish 60 NCDRC’s across India. As part of that the following three research centers have been established in Tamilnadu, India.
- 07/03/2015 – Kalasalingam University – Cyber Forensics – PR:HINDU
- 30/03/2015 – PSG Tech – LoT Research Lab – PR:HINDU
- 31/03/2015 - KIT – Application Security - PR:INDIAN
The Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology (KIT) has established a National Cyber Defence Research Centre with help from the National Cyber Safety and Security Standards. A Press Release from the college said thatJustice T.N. Vallinayagam, a former Judge at the Madras High Court who inaugurated the centre, said that young engineers should use their knowledge and skills to prevent cyber crimes, recalling instances where hackers used personal details of innocent web users to stealmoney.
Mr Arulselvar Thomas who is working as Security Testing Specialist at TVS, India and Sathish Ashwin,Security Research Analyst at Real Image Media Technologies are both heading the position of NCDRC – National Technical committee. Arulselvaris actively participating with the NCDRC cyber security research to help Indian governmentfight cyber crime. Arulselvar also participated in the Inauguration function of NCDRC’s Application Security research center at KIT.
Arulselvar presented to all of the chief guests including Brigadier S.Suresh Kumar, VSM Commandant, Dr. S.Amar Prasad Reddy, Additional Director – General of NCSSSand research students about how the way this cyber security research lab will helpful for Indian government. He also explained the importance of privacy and personal information. He gave a live demo about how hackers are able to identify the online presence and Identity of individuals. Arulselvar was also ableto answer numerous question from the assembled press and clarify the doubts of many news reporters with his team.
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