Cyber Security Workshop: Overcoming the Challenge of
IT Security in an ever-changing Global Era 
October 15-19, 2007, Bangalore



ISiM Executive Education Programme Series


ISiM Executive Education Programmes help individuals and organizations to leverage on technology management through our courses that integrates technical expertise with management.


Our Executive Education Programmes enables you to accumulate credits and complete your Certificate / Diploma / Degree in a flexible manner. Each Workshop in the Executive Education Programme Series is a 3 Credit programme. The classification and required credits for different levels of certification is as shown:

Classification and required Credits for different levels of Certification 
 Certificate in Information Systems & Mgmt. 18 credits
 Diploma in Information Systems  & Mgmt. 30 credits
 M. Tech  in Information Systems & Mgmt. 60 credits


Cyber Security Workshop: Background and Context


Cyber Security is becoming increasingly important in today’s networked world and is impacting every aspect of society including finance, healthcare, government, education, arts and entertainment. The objective of this workshop is to teach the basic principles of cyber security from the perspective of providing security awareness and its best practices for the real world.


Objectives of the Workshop

  • Provide overview of Internet Security

  • To familiarize about the anti-virus, anti-spam and anti-spyware tools currently available

  • To learn the latest Internet security techniques, firewalls etc.

  • To provide a basic knowledge of ethical hacking


Topics Covered

  • Motivation for security

  • Tools and Techniques used by adversaries to gather information and launch attacks

  • Virus protection, Secured credit card and bank transactions, Wireless security

  • Computer Forensics, Identity theft and protection, Anti-phishing and biometric security

  • Case studies from security practices in real-world scenarios


Target Audience


The workshop is targeted for audience in a wide range of professions including finance, banking, management, health care, arts and entertainment etc. The Workshop is designed for an audience who use computers and networks on a daily basis but do not necessarily have a technical background in computer science. However, people with an IT background who need an introduction to security technologies will also benefit from the workshop. A working knowledge of computers and its applications is essential.





Dr. Srinivas Sampalli is Professor of Computer Science and 3M Teaching Fellow at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. His research work is in the area of security and quality of service in wireline and wireless networks. He has been involved in national research projects on vulnerabilities, security best practices, risk mitigation and analysis, and the design of secure networks. He was the 

Dalhousie principal investigator for the Secure Active VPN Environment project sponsored by the Canadian Institute for Telecommunications Research and is currently the principal investigator for the Wireless Security project sponsored by Industry Canada. He has received many teaching awards. Most recently, he received the 2005 3M Teaching Fellowship, Canada’s national teaching acknowledgement. Learn more about him at 




Prof. Shalini R. Urs is Executive Director, International School of Information Management (iSIM) and Professor, University of Mysore, Mysore. She has been an UNESCO consultant on several occasions and an invited speaker at many of the International Digital Library Conferences including JCDL and ICADL. She is a Fulbright Scholar and taught at Virgina 

Tech, USA during August 2000 - February 2001. She is on the Board of Directors, Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), a global consortium based at Virginia Tech, USA. She is the Director of Vidyanidhi Digital Library and E-scholarship portal. Her areas of specialization include Information Technology Applications, Information Architecture, Semantic Web, and Digital Libraries. Know more about her at 


Workshop Highlights and Benefits to Participants

  • Learn the threats and vulnerabilities in today's digital world

  • Understand the basics of Internet & network tools

  • Understand tools & techniques used by adversaries to launch intrusions.

  • Learn to identify Internet fraud & be secured.

  • Gain knowledge of the best practices for safe Internet transactions.

  • Learn principles of computer forensics & biometric security

  • Learn the techniques in network security.

  • Learn the design techniques for security.


         Workshop Venue 

                        Registration Details


Conference Hall

Registration Fee : Rs. 15,000/- per participant

Informatics (India) Limited

(Registration fee includes workshop material, 

No. 194, R.V. Road, Basavanagudi

lunch & refreshments)

P. B. No. 400, Bangalore 560004

Tel: +91-80-4038 7777

Downloads : Registration Form / Workshop Brochure


For details and clarifications : Call Angrosh: 9886970411