The College of Computer Science and Information Science, Srinivas University, Mangalore organized an International Conference on ICT, Cyber Security and Forensic (ICONICYSEC-2021) on 16th and 17th May, 2021 in association with International Centre for Curriculum & Research Development (ICCRD), which is a unit of CUICI and incorporated in the State of Delaware, USA and approved by the appropriate authorities in Argentina Campus. This conference was sponsored by DataSpace Security Pvt. Ltd., a Security based Solution Company and Corporate and academic training providersTwo Days International Conference offered participants globally free registration charges. Many researchers and academicians delivered keynote address on the conference topics. The conference was organized under the leadership of the vice chancellor, Prof & Dr. P.S. Aithal. The keynote address was organized on various topics of the conference theme by the academicians and industry officials from inside and outside India.
Prof. Bashiru Aremu, President (ICCRD) & Vice Chancellor, Crown University Int. Chartered Inc. (Delaware; USA, Santacruz; Argentina & Worldwide Partnered Campus & Online Operations) was the Chief Mentor for this event. The virtual inauguration of the conference was held on first day. After the inauguration of the conference various talks organized from the industry and academia. The session begun with Prof. Sandeep Poddar, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Lincoln University College, Malaysia delivered a keynote address on the topic ‘Digital Education: Contemporary Scenario, Opportunities and Issues’ he addressed many issues in online and digital education including evolution, current trends and issues at large. The second session by Prof. (Dr.) Md. Zahir Uddin Arif, Trustee Member, CUICI Argentina & Professor, Faculty of Business Studies, Jagannath University, Bangladesh gave a talk on ‘Managing Cyber Security during COVID-19 Pandemic’ and he mentioned in his speech that how Cyber Security is changing and how to manage many threats during current Pandemic. Shri. Abir Atarthy, an Industry Expert delivered a talk on “Cyber Security & Cyber Forensic Tools and Technique” he gave an insight on various tools and the emerging domains of forensic field.
On the second day of the Conference, the session begun by an industry expert, Prof. Sushil K. Sharma, Associate Dean (Operations), & Professor (Information Systems) MCB, Ball State University, Indiana, USA. The topic was ‘The Emerging Technologies of the 21st Century and its Impact on the Society’. In his speech he highlighted many technologies which are connected with the society and impacting for the betterment. Thereafter, the vice chancellor of Srinivas University Dr. P.S. Aithal delivered a talk on “Analysis of Interdependency of ICCT Underlying Technologies and Related New Research”, he stressed on opportunities with Special emphasis on Cyber Security and Forensic Science and highlighted how another important technology ICCT can be fruitful in developing society with slant to Cyber Security and Forensic. The first day conference session was ended by Shri. Samiran Santra, CEO and Managing Director, DataSpace Security Pvt. Ltd. on the topic ‘Cyber Security for Everyone’ he gave insight on Cyber Security Threats.
Dr. Krishna Prasad K, Convener (ICONICYSEC-2021) of the conference expressed to the media that, As a whole the Conference was remarkable with more than 200 attendees from different parts of India and abroad with diverse background. Importantly the Conference received about 100 papers and based on quality of the paper 43 paper presenters got opportunity to present their work in the areas of ICT, Cyber Security event Management, Social Science connected with ICT and Cyber Space. Dr. Manjula Sanjay Koti, Professor & HOD, Department of Computer Applications, Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore was Chairperson for Track-1 and Dr. R. Senthamarai, Professor, CURIN in Chitkara University, Punjab was Chairperson for Track-2 presentations. Dr. Krishna Prasad K, Convener and Dr.Nethravathi P.S, Co-convener coordinated the Paper Presentation Session.
Dr. P.K. Paul, Program Chair and Director, from Raiganj University, West Bengal, Executive Secretary, ICCRD-CUICI Argentina & Chief Advisor (Innovative Program & Research Planning) at Srinivas University expressed that all the participants presented their work free of cost and even all the selected papers will be published in International Journals published by the Srinivas Publications (Srinivas University) and there will be also an Hardcopy based Research Paper Publication Opportunity in Research based Book of New Delhi Publishers, New Delhi, India.
The conference was inaugurated virtually on 16th May 2021 at 10.30 am. Dr.Nethravathi P.S, Co-convener & Professor of CCIS, Srinivas University gave the invocation prayer. Dr. P.K. Paul, Program Chair and Director, Chief Advisor (Innovative Program & Research Planning) at Srinivas University gave brief introduction about the conference. Dr. Krishna Prasad K, Convener & Associate Professor, CCIS and Director, Research Council (CCIS); and a Post Doctoral Fellow of Srinivas University welcomed the gathering and, Dr.P.S.Aithal, General Chiar of the conference and Vice chancellor of the Srinivas University, gave the presidential speech. Prof. Damodar, Vice Chancellor, Chaitanya Deemed University, Telengana and Prof. Soumya Paul, Principal, SMTCK West Bengal, India was also present during the inauguration of this conference. On the occasion of ICONICYSEC-2021 a Research based book also released which is Edited by Dr. P.K. Paul (India) and Dr. A. Kumar (Ethiopia) on ‘Information Systems and Technology: The Advances and published by New Delhi Publishers, New Delhi, India with full sponsorship. Dr. P.K. Paul gave the vote of thanks. The Conference graced with over 50 members including Chief Patron Sri. CA. A. Raghavendra Rao, Chancellor, Patrons, Dr. A. Srinivas Rao, Smt. S. Mitra Rao, Dr. Anil Kumar. Prof. Jayanthiladevi, Organizing Secretary and joint secretaries of the conference Prof. Shridhara Acharya, Prof. Subhramanya Bhat and Prof. Vaikunta Pai were present.