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Malware analysis

ACM student chapter Chitkara University organised a two day workshop on malware analysis. Students gained a lot of knowledge about debugging and malware analysis.Mr. Manoj Gaur took the session who is working as professor in Department of Computer Engineering ,MNIT, jaipur .  His interest areas are Network on Chip, Dynamic and Static Analysis of Malware on desktop and Mobile platforms and Network attack models and countermeasures.

He discussed various Malware analysis along with examples were  demonstrated during the session in order to impart a practical and result oriented training to the participants.The session mainly focused on Win32 Platform . Almost 30 participants were present in the workshop . ACM Student Chapter with their coordination made the event successful

National Linux Security Championship

ACM Student Chapter, Chitkara University (Department of computer Science and Engineering) organized a 2 Day workshop on “Linux Security” as a zonal center in association with IIT Delhi and VBM Technologies. Main focus of the workshop was to impart practical demonstration to Redhat version 6 and setting up various servers like FTP, HTTP (web), DHCP, and DNS. This workshop is train the students for National Linux Security Championship. Participants were made familiar to server edition of Linux for the first time and basic commands. The resource person established FTP session between a FTP server and client and participants learned to host a web page on a web server. ME fellowship students and faculty members also participated in the workshop and showed zeal to learn. The workshop was attended by 74 participants. ACM Student Chapter was scrupulous in accomplishing the event.

Industrial Visit to DRDO

ACM Student Chapter (Department of Computer Science and Engineering) organized industrial visit to Department of Defense Research & Development (DRDO) on 11th September 2014. 22 students of ACM and IEEE Chapter visited the site and were shown an introductory presentation which gave them an idea about the current projects and facilities available in TBRL which included Multimode Grenade, Rail Track Rocket Sled (RTRS), Riot Control- Plastic Bullets, Bund Blasting Devices etc in the first section. In the second section students were taken to the Spark and Baffle Range Zone. Here, they were shown low and high velocity arms and weapons, body armours, multiple spark photography technique and the Baffle Range which provides ground barriers, side walls, baffle walls and stop butt to arrest the misdirected bullets. In the last section the students first visited the Blast and Damage Zone to understand the free air and underwater explosion technique. Next, they were taken to the Fragmentation and Lethality Group to understand the working of the Multimode Grenade.The students gained a lot of knowledge and ACM Student Chapter one more time was successful in arranging a industrial visit for the benefit of students.

CS Curricula Workshop

ACM Student Chapter, Chitkara University organized a workshop on the topic “CS Curricula” on 15th  July, 2014 in Pulitzer Hall. The session witnessed a turnaround of about 45 participants, comprising of faculty members of Chitkara University Punjab, Chitkara University Himachal Pradesh and CURIN department.

The speaker on the occasion were Dr. Madhavan Mukund, Dean of Studies and a professor of Computer Science at Chennai Mathematical Institute, also the President and Member (Executive Council) of Indian Association for Research in Computing Science (IARCS) and the President of Association for Computing Machinery India Council and Dr. Abhijit Vichare, fellow at Persistent Systems Ltd and member of ACM india council. He has been a senior research scientist at the CRL and has been a faculty at the CS Department, University of Pune.

ACM Student chapter organized a CS Curricula workshop, One of the activities of ACM-IEEE CS2013 Computing Curricula model developed by the ACM and IEEE group in 2013. This one-day workshop presented the CS2013 and its India specific issues for a sample course, which helped in making the curriculum more relevant to the Indian context. A highly interactive session ends up with an active level of the faculty members with real life examples. Audience gained lot of knowledge and exposure by data analysis done on operating system course and impact of course content on the performance of student.