• Workshop on 'Cyber Security & Ethical Hacking'

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    1-Day Workshop on Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking

    Department of Computer Application organized “One day workshop on Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking” on 27th August 2019 in association with APTRON, Noida. Around 150 participants from BCA/ MCA/B.Tech (CSE) from DIT University, Dehradun participated in this workshop. The purpose of the Workshop was to provide the students baseline understanding of common cyber security threats, vulnerabilities and risks. An interactive lecture session was delivered by Mr. Surinder Singh Khattri, Certified Ethical Hacker & a Faculty member at APTRON, Noida. Mr. Singh started with a keynote lecture about the basics of Ethical Hacking and explained the various types of hackers and covered the necessity of hats and security hackers. He introduced the concept of Google Hacking to the participants and explained advanced search strings crafted by an attacker that could be used for searching the vulnerable version of a web application, or a specific file-type in order to further restrict the search. He also discussed the common terminology used by the hackers like, reconnaissance, Scanning, foot printing and social Engineering. Session was followed by live demonstration of account takeover vulnerability. The workshop was successful with the support of student coordinators and Faculty members of Computer Application Department.