Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore Campus organizing an Event

About VIT: Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) was founded in 1984 as Vellore Engineering College by Dr.G. Viswanathan, a former Parliamentarian and Minister in the Tamil Nadu government. TheDeemed to be University status was conferred on 2001 by MHRD: Govt. of India. VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards dedicated to providing excellence in teaching, research, and service. Our memorandum of understanding to various international universities is our major strength. It also provides an opportunity for students and faculty to exchange programmes with international universities to encourage joint research collaborations for mutual benefit. The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all parts of the globe.


Some of the VIT – Ranking and Accreditation credentials are:

Recognised as Institution of Eminence (IoE) status under private institution category from MHRD.

VIT completed the fourth cycle of accreditation and rated as A++ (highest grade) by NAAC.

ABET(USA) accreditation for 14 B.Tech Programs in Vellore and Chennai campuses.

MBA and BBA programs accredited by ACBSP(USA) and ACCA(UK).

VIT has been ranked by MHRD NIRF Ranking, Govt. of India 2023

  • 8th Best in University
  • 11th best in Research
  • 11th best in Engineering
  • 17th best in Overall
    • QS World University Ranking – within 851 – 900 in the world.
    • QS Asia Ranking: 173rd Rank.
    • QS Ranking by Subject
  • Engineering & Technology (Overall) – 240th in the world (India Rank – 9)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering – within 201-250 in the world (India Rank – 8)
  • Computer Science & Information Systems – within 201-250 in the world (India Rank – 7)
    • Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking – within 801 – 1000 in the world.

About the SCOPE:

The mission of the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCOPE) is to strive persistently to achieve excellence in computing disciplines. It is being pursued through its spectrum of academic programmes in computing of contemporary standards. The main aim is to produce computing graduates with the potential, to design and develop systems involving the integration of software and hardware devices, employ innovative approaches in programming and problem-solving and solving problems, create Large Scale Software Systems and build data/computing infrastructure for an organization. History of computing discipline at VIT dates back to 1993, when the Department of Computer Science & Engineering was the demand for well-qualified computer professionals. The School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCOPE) was conceived in the year 2009. The school has one of the best infrastructures including domain-specific labs associated with the technical departments mentioned below – many of these labs are sponsored by industry leaders.g.IBM, Cisco, Sun Microsystems, Red Hat and Microsoft. The School has a good record for organizing seminars, workshops, symposia, and conferences in emerging technological areas. With the objective of developing core competence in the respective subject matter specializations and special interest groups for learning newer technologies, the School has formed the following technical departments:

• Department of Analytics
• Department of Computational Intelligence
• Department of Database Systems
• Department of Software Systems
• Department of Information Security
• Department of IoT

About the Course:
The School of Computer Science and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore is organizing a high end Workshop on “Research Challenges in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics ” from – 3rd Nov’ 2023. With the increase in usage of the Internet, there has been an exponential increase in cyber-attacks. Cybercriminals use new and clever tricks to bypass security solutions. Cyber Security and Digital Forensics are integral parts of the organization’s security services. The aim of this workshop is to promote research in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics which includes topics like data collection tools, data scanning techniques for threat intelligence, data analytics, forensics tools for memory, mobile phones, networks, Internet of things (IoT), social engineering, etc.

The indicative pool of topics to be covered is as follows but are not limited to:

  • Introduction to Cyber Threat Intelligence
  • Cyber Threat Data Collection Techniques
  • Information Security Risk Assessment and Management.
  • Intrusion Analysis and Dissemination
  • Penetration Testing
  • Malware Analysis
  • Memory, Network, Application, Hardware and Cloud Forensics Tools and Techniques
  • Cyber Laws and Ethics
  • Digital Forensics
  • Adaptive Cyber Defence and Immunity

Who can attend? The faculty members of the AICTE/UGC approved institutions, research scholars, PG Scholars, participants from Government, Industry (Bureaucrats/Technicians/Participants from industry, etc.), and staff of host institutions.

How to Apply?

Interested participants can apply through an online application with a registration fee specified.

Registration Fee:

For Faculty members/ Research Scholars: Rs 1000+GST
For PG/ UG Students : Rs 600+GST
For Industry persons: : Rs 2000 +GST

Other states / TN beyond 100km: 2 way Sleeper Class TA will be provided

For outstation participants: Accommodation will be arranged on a payment basis

Important Dates:
Last Date to Register: ( with payment) 25-10-2023
Intimation to selected candidates through Email: 26-10-2023
Workshop Dates: 30-10-2023- 3-11-2023 (OFFLINE MODE)

For further details:

Prof. R.Mariappan [email protected]
Ms. B. Bhulakshmi 9790862137

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