KLA-C-DAC Workshop on “Information Security Awareness” on 1 Dec. 2012 in Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Library Association (KLA) in collaboration with the Centre for Development for Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Hyderabad is organizing a Half  Day Workshop on “Information Security Awareness” on 1 December 2012 in Thiruvananthapuram.


  • To give awareness about the common online information security issues.
  • To equip the participants with tools and techniques to tackle different information security issues.

Who should participate

The Workshop is primarily intended for Library and Information Science Professionals, Researchers and LIS Students. Maximum intake is 40.


Lecture Hall, Dept. of Library and Information Science, University Library Buildings, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram-695034, Kerala

Date and Time

1 December 2012, 9.00 am to 1.30 p.m.

Tentative Programme

9:00AM – 9:30AM: Registration

9.30 AM-10.00 AM  : Inauguration

10:00AM – 11:30AM:Introduction, why awareness is important, what do you use internet for ?, Basic Security concepts, layer wise attacks. Major common online attacks, Identity theft, phishing, malicious applications.

11:30AM – 11:45AM: Tea Break

11:45AM – 1:15PM: Password attacks, tips, Email and Chat risks, cyber bullying (Examples, Tips) , Importance of copyrights, Social Networking risks, (Examples, Tips) Secure PC, Firewall, Updates, Antivirus

1:15PM – 1:30PM: Concluding session

Resource Person

Mr.Gnana Seelan,  Project  Engineer, C-DAC Hyderabad


Registration is free with a maximum intake of fourty participants on a first come first served basis.


Dr A. Gopikuttan, President, KLA, Mob: 09446428163  E-mail: agopikuttan@yahoo.co.in

S.L.Faisal, General secretary, KLA, Mob: 09447699724  E-mail: slfaizal@gmail.com

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