KALASALINGAM UNIVERSITY(KALASALINGAM ACADEMY OF RESEARCH AND EDUCATION) IN ASSOCIATION WITH NATIONAL CYBER DEFENCE RESEARCH CENTRE (A RESEARCH INSTITUTION CONTROLLED BY NATIONAL CYBER SAFETY AND SECURITY STANDARDS)(AN AUTONOMOUS BODY)(CYBER FORENSICS)

Establishment:

  • Year of Establishment : March  2015
  • Total Investment of the Lab   : Rs 23,00,000/-

Vision:

  • To become an Excellent Nodal Centre in Training and Research in the field of Cyber Security and Forensics.

Mission:

  • To identify and implement efficient and effective standards and technologies for securing data against cyber threats and to provide information to the right person in order to build trust among intelligent group.

About the Centre:

  • This centre focuses on building Science and Engineering foundations for Cyber Security and Forensics. Today, Research and Development explore to make systems more secure. The Cyber Defender Programme creates a pipeline of qualified candidates in Cyber Security and Forensics to address homeland security needs. This centre enables mentors and students to acquire practical experience in computer systems, network operations and information protection to encounter cyber threats.

Goals:

  • To create awareness among Faculty members, Research Scholars and students in the field of Cyber Security and Forensics.
  • To propose and to conduct Post Graduate Programme-M.Tech on “Cyber Security and Forensics”.
  • To organize workshops, training programmes, seminars, conferences and International certifications on Cyber Security and Tools for Cyber Forensics in order to enrich stakeholders’ knowledge.
  • To study and analyze typical cases in computer, mobile and network forensics and subsequently design and develop digital solutions in terms of architecture and prototype.
  • To evolve as a collaborative research centre between the institute and industry.

Total No of Systems   : 12 Nos.


Sl.No System Configuration/Equipments No.of Systems
1 Server: IBM X3650M4 /2U RACK SERVER / 2 X Intel  Xeon E5 2650 V2 (QUAD CORE) / 2.5 GHz / 10 MB L3 CACHE / 133 Mhz / 128 GB Memory / 2 x 500 GB sas@2.5” HDD plus 6 X 1 TERA BYTE SAS HARD DISK / RAID 5 CARD – M5110 E CARD / DVD WRITER / 3 YEARS ON- SITE + 24 * 7 1 No
2 Systems: Intel Core i5 (4590s) 4th Gen Processor,Intel H81 Chipset Mother Board, 8GB  ddr3 @ 1600 MHz Ram, 1 TB @7200Rpm SATA Hard Disk Drive/Keyboard/Optical Mouse/DVD Writer Gigabit Ethernet Card/mini Tower Cabinet 9 No’s
3 Mac mini (Apple PC) with LED monitor (18.5”) 1 No
4 Apple MGX72HN/A 13-inch Laptop Model (Core i5, 8GB,Mac OS X Mavericks, Intel Iris Graphics), 128 GB Hard drive with Apple MD463ZM/A Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter 1 No

Major Softwares:

  • Encase Forensic Edition 7
  • WinHex / X-Ways Forensics 18.1
  • Ultimate Forensic Bundle
    • DS7
    • P2C4
    • P2X pro
    • DS Tool Kit
    • Forensic Replicators

Library:


Sl.No Book Title Author Price in Rs.
1 Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools Cory Altheide, Harlan Carvey 3155.00
2 Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations Nelson 484.00
3 The Art of Memory Forensics: Detecting Malware and Threats in Windows, Linux and Mac Memory Michael Hale Ligh 849.00
4 Incident Response & Computer Forensics Jason T. Luttgens 2888.00
5 Computer Forensics and Digital Investigation with EnCase Forensic v7 Suzanne Widup 2473.00
6 The Web Application Hacker’s Handbook: Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws Dafydd Stuttard 8223.00
7 Hacking: The Art of Exploitation 2e Jon Erickson 2439.00
8 The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing: Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Made Easy Patrick Engebretson 3753.00
9 Encyclopedia Of Cryptography and Security Henk C.V Tilborng 4798.00
10 Core Security Patterns: Best Practices and Strategies for J2EE, Web Services, and Identity Management Christopher Steel 3028.00
11 ASP.NET 4.0 Projects: Covers .NET 3.5 and .NET 4.0 Codes, Black Book Kogent Learning Solutions Inc. Dreamtech 480.00
12 The Hacker’s Guide to Python Julien Danjou 3769.00

Training Programmes From 2015 to 2017


Sl.No Date   Name of the Program Resource Persons
1 Sep 27-28, 2017 DIG-FOR-ART ‘ 17 (Digital Forensics Artifacts)
Mr. Ashok Kumar Mohan
Research Associate, TIFAC CORE-Cyber Security,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University,Coimbatore.
2 June 01-30, 2017 Summer Internship Scholars June-2017 Dr K.Suthendran /Asso. Prof /IT
In-Charge Cyber Forensics Lab
3 Mar 17,2017 National Conference on Information, Communication and Cyber Security Dr. R.Mohan, Assistant Professor,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
National Institute of technology, Trichy.
4 Feb 10-11,2017 Honeypot & Deception technologies and cyber warfare Dr. Daniel Singh, PhD.,
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO),
TechNGeeks LLC,
USA
5 December 30-31, 2016 National Workshop on Cyber Security Mr. SAI SATHISH, CEO,
Indian Server.com
6 Oct 15, 2016 Mission Cyber Security Mr.Shankar kumar
Lead Consultant, ITC InfoTech,
Bangalore.
7 Sep 3, 2016 Guest Lecture:Journey to the Cloud-A Practitioner’s Perspective
Mr. Satish Viswanathan
Vice President- Products,
NxtGen Datacenter & Cloud Technologies Pvt Ltd,
Bangalore.
8 Aug 22, 2016 Guest Lecture: Attribute based secure document Access from a public cloud
Dr.P.VIJAYAKUMAR,
Dean, University College of Engineering,
Tindivanam.
9 Aug 13, 2016 Cyber Forensic Tool: Ultimate Forensics Bundle
Mr. Ashok Kumar Mohan
Research Associate,
TIFAC CORE-Cyber Security,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University,
Coimbatore.
10 July 12 to Oct 20, 2016 Training on Cyber Forensic Tool: Ultimate Forensics Bundle (CSE/IT)
Mr.B.Suresh, Research Scholar
Department of Information Technology
Kalasalingam University
11 June 15, 2016 Technical Discussion on Cyber Threat Research & Analysis
Mr.M.Satheesh Kumar,
National Engineering College,
Kovilpatti.
12 June 01 to July 03, 2016 Summer Internship Scholars June-2016
Dr K.Suthendran /Asso. Prof /IT,
Kalasalingam University
13 May 28, 2016 Cyber Forensic Tool: Ultimate Forensics Bundle
Mr. Ashok Kumar Mohan, Research Associate,
TIFAC CORE-Cyber Security,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University,
Coimbatore.
14 Feb 29 to Mar 01, 2016 Cyber Forensic Tool: Win Hex 18.1
Mr. Ashok Kumar Mohan, Research Associate,
TIFAC CORE-Cyber Security,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University,
Coimbatore.
15 Feb 19, 2016 Training Programme on Cyber Tools
Mr. Vikram & Mr. Sachin
Representatives-NCDRC, Chennai.
16 Feb 5-6, 2016 National Conference on Information, Communication and Cyber Security
Felicitation-Dr.S.Arumugam,Dean R&D and Director-N cardmath,KLU
Profile of the chief guest(Dr. C. Chellappan), Chief guest profile(Dr. Karthiga)
17 Jan 8, 2016 An Industrial Lecture on “Cyber Security “
Shri .S.Thiagarajan
Registrar, Society for Electronic Transactions and Security (SETS)
Chennai
18 Dec 5, 2015 Cyber Tools demonstration
Mr. Ashok Kumar Mohan
Research Associate,TIFAC CORE-Cyber Security,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University,
Coimbatore.
19 4th &  5th Sep2015 Software Forensics Mr. Rex Aantonny.P
Rex Cyber solutions,
Chennai.
20 27th May2015 Ultimate Forensics Bundle Mr. Naveen Kumar Singh, Assistant Technical Manager.
Cyint Technologies,
New Delhi
21 15,16th April2015 Ultimate Forensics Bundle Mr.J.Mohanraj,Cyint Technologies,
New Delhi
22 11th April2015 Encase V7 and  WinHex  / X-Ways Forensics 18.1 Software Training Mr. Rex Aantonny.P &
Mr. Illyas,
NCDRC
23 24th & 25th  March 2015 Encase V7 portable and Encase V7 Forensic  Edition tool Mr.P.Nirmal Jose ,Sr.Forensic Consultant ,
Lab Systems (I) Pvt Ltd, Mumbai

  • WinHex / X-Ways Forensics 18.1,
  • Ultimate Forensic bundle,
  • Software Forensics.

Training for Placement in Security domain:

Name of the Trainer  : Mr. Ashok Kumar Mohan,
Research Associate,
TIFAC CORE in Cyber Security,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,Coimbatore.

Sessions handled : Cyber Forensics, Ethical Hacking, Network Security,OWASP secure coding.

 Students got placed in  Paladion Networks Pvt Ltd,49,2nd  Floor, Shilpa Vidya, I st Main, JP Nagar 3 rd Phase,Bangalore-560078.


Sl.No Name of the student Year/Department
1 AKILA.C IV – CSE
2 DHANYA.M IV – CSE
3 MOHAMEDAASIK S IV – CSE
4 MUTHU BALA GURU K IV – CSE
5 RAMA PRIYA R IV – CSE
6 KARTHIGA.P IV – ECE
7 LAKSMI PILLAI.C IV – ECE
8 MANJU SHREE.V IV – ECE
9 PREETHA XAVIER II – M.Tech(IAS)

Summer Internship Scholars July-2017

Duration: From 1stJune 2017 To 30 thJuly 2017


Sl.No. Name of the Participant  Year/Dept. Institution Project Title
1 VAJITHA MEERA.T III/ BE (ECE) National Engineering college, Kovilpatti
Effective NIDS using classification algorithms
2 ARANI.T III/ BE (CSE) Erode Sengunthar Engineering college, Erode
Effective NIDS using classification algorithms
3 SIVASANGARI. V I/ M.Tech.(Cyber Security)
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) Coimbatore
Social Media Forensics: Sensing Malicious User Behaviour.

Summer Internship Scholars June-2016
Duration: From 1stJune 2016 To 3 thJuly 2016


Sl.No. Name of the Participant  Year/Dept. Institution Project Title
1 ALDA AGNES GOMARY II/ MSC [CS &IS] Indian Institute of Information Technology Management- Trivandrum- Kerala EFFICIENT IDS AGAINST DDOS ATTACK USING CLASSIFICATION ALGORITHM
2 GAYATHIRI.K.S IV/BE [ECE] M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering(Autonomous EFFICIENT IDS AGAINST DDOS ATTACK USING CLASSIFICATION ALGORITHM
3 OSHIN JUDINA MARY.R IV/BE [ECE] National Engineering College, Kovilpatti, TamilNadu EFFICIENT IDS AGAINST DDOS ATTACK USING CLASSIFICATION ALGORITHM

Theme of the year 2015-2016: Online Scams

 

Titles:

1) Phishing

2) Banking Scams

3) Lottery Scams

4) IPR and Piracy Scams

5) Social Media Scams.

Details of Ph.D Scholars:

In Progress:


Sl.No Name of the Student Research Topic Year of Registration Supervisor
1 Ms. B. MUTHULAKSHMI
(Reg. No: 201406117)
Cyber Security in Cloud computing August 2015 Dr M.Venkatesulu
2 Mr. M. RAVI(Reg. No: 201406118) Cyber Security in Cloud computing August 2014 Dr M.Venkatesulu
3 Ms. A.DIANA(Reg. No: 201507142) Resiliency In Cyber Security Against APT August 2015 Dr K.Kartheeban