Faculty of Engineering, Design, and Automation at GNA University organized one week bootcamp on “Cyber Security” under the supervision of Dr. Anurag Sharma (HoD, CSE) and Dr. Vikrant Sharma, Dean (Engineering). Mr. Harshad Shah, Founder and CEO, Hacker Associate was the resource person for 3 days of the boot camp. Globally recognized as the Penetration Tester and Computer Forensic Investigator, Harshad Shah is an active member and Chief Information Security Officer at Hacker Associate (CyberShield Community Pvt. Ltd.). Mr. Bipin Rai, Certified Hacker was the resource person for the other days.

The objective behind this Boot Camp was to give participants an understanding of the fundamentals of Cyber security and to give hands-on exposure of Cyber tools. Mr. Harshad Shah discussed about Enterprise Secuity and took hands-on sessions on Network Security Fundamentals, ethical hacking etc. More than 150 participants, academicians, research scholars from various parts of the country participated in this camp. Cyber Hackathon was also organized at the end of the bootcamp to check the outcomes of the bootcamp and winners of the hackathon were awarded.

S. Gurdeep Singh Sihra, the Pro-Chancellor, GNA University congratulated the department for organizing such Workshops to enhance awareness and skills of students and faculty.

Dr.VK Rattan, the Vice- Chancellor, GNA University said, “Such bootcamps are important as students and faculty get familiar with the most transformative technologies and their applications.”