The International Centre for Curriculum and Research Development (ICCRD) which is an unit of CUICI and incorporated in the State of Delaware, USA, approved by the appropriate authorities in Argentina Campus (also worldwide campus & online operations), has performed a research event as an Associate with College of Computer Science and Information Science, Srinivas University, Mangalore.
The International Conference on ICT, Cyber Security and Forensic (ICONICYSEC-2021), which held on 16th and 17th May, 2021 was a 2 days event in which Crown University Int. Chartered Inc. (CUICI) Argentina collaborated with the organizers Srinivas University, Mangalore India with Full Sponsorship of DataSpace Security Pvt. Ltd, offering the opportunity of participants without any registration charges.
Importantly the Conference was conducted in Online Mode with Google Meet and Youtube, graced by the leadership of Prof. P.S. Aithal (Vice Chancellor, Srinivas University, Mangalore, India) as a General Chair and started with his presidential address. Dr. P.K. Paul, Program Chair & Director started the event with introduction whereas Dr. Krishnaprasad K, Convener gave welcome address. Dr. Nethravathi P.S, Co-Convener and Professor of CCIS, Srinivas University gave the invocation prayer.
UNESCO Laureate Prof. Sir Bashiru Aremu, President (ICCRD) & Vice Chancellor, Crown University Int. Chartered Inc. (Delaware; USA, Santacruz; Argentina & Worldwide Partnered Campus & Online Operations) acted as a Chief Mentor for the event.
Prof. Sir Bashiru Aremu, who dealt in details on the need for researches and its apex role in curbing cyber crime pointed out that the world would be a better place if cyber security is made a priority.
The Conference which was fully funded by the DataSpace Security Pvt. Ltd., a Security based Solution Company and also Corporate and Academic Training Providers, was privileged by six important lectures divided into three category (Keynote Lecture, Invited Lecture and Corporate Trainers. The first speech of the Conference was given by Prof. Sandeep Poddar, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Lincoln University College, Malaysia 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.
Second Keynote Address was given by Prof. (Dr.) Md. Zahir Uddin Arif, on ‘Managing Cyber Security during COVID-19 Pandemic’ Prof. Arif is also a Trustee Member, CUICI Argentina & Professor, Faculty of Business Studies, Jagannath University, Bangladesh. He nicely pointed out how Cyber Security is changing and how to manage many threats etc during current Pandemic.
Similarly, the Third talk of First Day of the International Conference was delivered by an Industry Expert in Cyber Security Shri. Abir Atarthy on ‘Cyber Forensic Tools and Techniques’. And presented how many tools in the domain emerged and their role in particular forensic. The first Day was over by vote of thanks of Dr. P.K. Paul. However apart from Srinivas University, CUICI Argentina and DataSpace Security at the first Day Prof. Damodar, Vice Chancellor, Chaitanya Deemed University, Telengana also joined at enlighten the inauguration session. Prof. Soumya Paul,Principal, SMTCK West Bengal, India was also present in this session. Refer Picture-2.
The second day of the Conference was graced by the Three important lectures ranging from Keynote and Industry Talk. Prof. Sushil K. Sharma, Associate Dean (Operations), & Professor (Information Systems) MCB, Ball State University, Indiana, USA delivered his valuable lecture on ‘The Emerging Technologies of the 21st Century and its Impact on the Society’ And he highlighted many technologies which are connected with the society and impacting for the betterment. Another important keynote address was given by Prof. P.S. Aithal who is also the Vice Chancellor of Srinivas University Mangalore, India on ‘Analysis of Interdependency of ICCT Underlying Technologies and Related New Research Opportunities with Special Emphasis on Cyber Security and Forensic Science’ . He highlighted how another important technology ICCT can be fruitful in developing Society with slant to Cyber Security and Forensic. The last lecture was given by Shri. Samiran Santra, who is a CEO and Managing Director, DataSpace Security Pvt. Ltd. on the topic ‘Cyber Security for Everyone’ and his address he practically shown about Cyber Security Threats.
Dr. Krishnaprasad K, Convener, (ICONICYSEC-2021) expressed the to the media that, As a whole the Conference was remarkable with more than 200 attendees from different parts of India and World 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. P.K. Paul, Program Chair and Director, (ICONICYSEC-2021) expressed that all the presenter 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. 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 (Refer-Picture-3). On this occasion Prof. P.S. Aithal expressed his wishes to Dr. Paul and ask the student to follow Dr. Paul as a role model in research and innovation, he further stated honest and hard worker academician Dr. Paul is the real example of interdisciplinary research.
It is important to note that, Dr. P.K. Paul acted as a Program Chair and Director. Dr P.K. Paul who is from Raiganj University, West Bengal but also connected with Srinivas University since 2017. He also grabbed the Position of Chief Advisor (Innovative Program & Research Planning)at Srinivas University since 2020.He is also Executive Secretary, ICCRD-CUICI Argentina the said Associate Institute of this Conference.