Monday, 28 October 2013

Invited talk on "Security Issues and Challenges in a Connected World"

Dr. Hota delivered an invited talk on the topic "Security Issues and Challenges in a Connected World" at National E-Governance Seminar on ICT & Open Source Software: Issues and Challenges, Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India, Sept 22nd, 2013.

The talk covered various possible threat landscapes in a connected world including the work of Carna botnet. It emphasized on Internet, now being used as a medium to spread hatred, do malicious activities etc. as different nations have different controls and governance structures for managing the Internet. Various nations' stand on Net neutrality was also discussed. The talk also stressed the P2P menace and solutions for countering it.  

Gokul's talk on Co-operative Deployment in a Honeynet System

Gokul delivered a talk on the paper "Design of Co-operative Deployment in a Distributed Honeynet System". He explained about deployments of Honeypots and how to make them more difficult to detect. He also talked about a Multi-agent system (MAS) environment for deploying Honey-farms.

The slides are available here.

Jagan Presented a poster at IBM I-CARE'13

I was there for the IBM I-CARE'13 (at IBM research centre, Delhi) to present a poster, titled "Peer-to-Peer traffic Identification using Ensemble Learning".

The 5th IBM Collaborative Academic Research Exchange (I-CARE) conference was held in Deli from 17th - 19th October 2013. I got an opportunity to hear talks from two eminent speakers - "Information and Communication Technologies in India (ICT)" by Prof.   Ashok Jhunjhunwala, IIT Madras and "Architectural Perspectives of UID Aadhaar system" by Dr. Pramod Varma, Chief Architect, UIDAI at I-CARE.


Monday, 21 October 2013

Pratik's paper presentation on P2P botnets

In continuation of our regular meet-ups and paper discussions, Pratik makes a paper presentation on the paper "Entelecheia: Detecting P2P Botnets in their Waiting Stage". Pratik began the talk by introducing the audience to P2P based botnets, their architecture, life cycle and the research challenges in detecting them. He then discussed about the approach used by the authors of the paper. The presentation saw healthy discussions amongst the team on resilience of P2P botnets and approaches to detect them. 

His slides are available here

Saturday, 12 October 2013

Paper presentation by Abhishek on DTNs

As a part of NetClique's paper presentations and discussions, Abhishek makes a paper presentation on the paper "A Survey of Social Based Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks: Positive and Negative Social Effects ". He began the talk by giving a brief introduction to Delay Tolerant Networks, and then went on to describe the 'social network analysis' that goes around them. He also discussed on the approaches used for benefiting from the various social characteristics of DTNs.

The slides are available here.