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3rd International Conference on Cyber Security| ICCS 2017

Deadlines to Remember
Submission April 30, 2017
Acceptance June 20, 2017
Registration (Early Bird) July 05, 2017
Final Paper Submission July 05, 2017
Conference August 12-13, 2017
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Call for Papers

ICCS 2017  is an opportunity for academicians, students, scholars, scientists and engineers  around the world who are involved in the study, management, development and implementation of systems and concepts to combat information warfare or to improve information systems security to come together and exchange ideas. This conference is trying to establish itself as a key event for the understanding of threats and risks to information systems, the development of a strong security culture, and incident investigation.

Keynote Speaker

Ransomware: Emerging threats for Cyber Security

Dr CRS Kumar: Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology(DIAT), Pune- 411025 Email: [email protected] Phone: 9886741228

Abstract: Ransomware is the new malware which has fascinated public with innovative form of attacks. The Ransomware not only attacks the systems and makes them inaccessible, it also demands certain ransom payments from the victims. There are numerous instances of Ransomware such as Cryptolocker, Reveton, CryptoWall, Fusob etc. The Ransomware may be broadly classified as Encrypting, Non-Encrypting, Leakware and Mobile. Most prominent ransomware such as Cryptolocker, uses public key cryptography to encrypt the infected machine’s data. For decrypting the files, the Ransomware may demand money/cryptocurrency from the victim. In this presentation, after giving an overview of the Ransomware attacks with case studies, we discuss new development in attacks and countermeasures in detail. We explore the emerging threats and new challenges from Ransomware.

Key words: Malware, Computer Worms and viruses, Ransonware, Public Key Cryptography, Encryption, Private Key

Speaker Bio: Dr. CRS Kumar is currently Head of the Department of Computer Engineering and also Chairman of Data center in Defence Institute of Advanced Technology(DIAT), DRDO, Ministry of Defence. He has received PhD, M.Tech., MBA and B.E. degrees from reputed Universities/Institutes. His areas of interest are in Cyber Security, Network Security, Fault Tolerant Computing, Game Theory, Wireless Networking. He is a Fellow of IETE, Fellow of Institution of Engineers, Senior Member of IEEE and Distinguished Speaker of Computer Society of India.

Dr Kumar has worked in leading MNCs such as Philips, Infineon, L&T Infotech in senior positions. He has visited several countries such as Australia, Germany, France, Netherlands, USA, UK, HK for work/conference participation.. Dr Kumar is member of DIAT Academic council and AICTE-INAE Steering Committee. He is currently supervising 8 PhD students and 4 Master’s students. He is reciepient of several awards including “Distinguished HOD award” at TechNext India 2017, held at IIT Mumbai.