Mangaluru: UG Department of Criminology, School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya organised a two-day for Workshop on Digital Forensics and Ethical Hacking on September 29 and 30 in Maria Paiva Hall.
The program began with students of II-BA, Diya and Rinisha invoking god’s blessings in the form of a song. Sarik Ankitha, head department of Criminology welcomed the gathering, giving us a brief introduction on both the chief guest ACP Geeta Kulkarni and the resource person, Samarth Bhaskar Bhat. This was followed by the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries.
The resource person for the workshop was Samarat Bhaskar Bhat, technical director of reverse engineering at Infosec Bangaluru. Samrat Bhaskar Bhat commenced the workshop with the question ‘what is hacking?’. He extensively covered various aspects of cyber forensics inclusive of both theory, demonstrations, and practicals. He covered topics such as hacking, different methods to hack, and how to detect malware. He also introduced the student to different websites used to monitor the devices and methods of their operation.
In the afternoon session, he enlightened them about the essentials of hacking, keyloggers, ransomware, ways to Hack Email, Windows, and social media, and measures to protect your devices from being hacked. Day one was indeed a leap into the world of cyber forensics filled with ample learning and surprises.