Prabhu Goel Research Centre for Computer & Internet Security

Report
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Agenda
 Introduction
 Objectives of the Centre
 Current Activities
 Research Profile
 Research Projects
 Significant Achievements
 Major Current Projects
 Financial Profile
 Future Activities
Introduction
 Name of the Centre: Prabhu Goel Research Centre for Computer
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& Internet Security
Sponsored by Dr. Prabhu Goel (an IITK alumni)
Created in March 2003
Basic Charter: Research and Training in Data Security
People
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Rajat Moona (Coordinator)
Navpreet Singh (Associate Head)
Manindra Agrawal
Arnab Bhattacharya
Dheeraj Sanghi (currently on leave)
Prashant Srivastava
Satyam Sharma, Abhay Khoje and Salih KA
Objectives of the Centre
 Vision: To become nodal R&D centre in the country for
Computer & Internet Security
 Increase security awareness through
 Courses at the UG and PG level of IIT Kanpur
 Short term training courses for industry and other
agencies.
 Workshops and conferences
 Seminars
 Interactions with peers
 Invitations and short-term visits
Current Activities
 Academic courses for undergraduate and postgraduate
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programs
Short term courses for industry and other
organizations
Postgraduate thesis work and undergraduate project
work
Workshops and conferences in the area of data
security
Various research projects
Interactions with researchers in the area of security
Research Profile
 23 Research Papers
 2 PhD Theses
 18 MTech Theses
 3 Btech Projects & other Minor Research Projects
Various Research Projects done
 Transcrypt
 MIDS (Malware Infection Detection System)
 Sachet(सचेत): Intrusion Detection System
 PickPacket for Gigabit links
 Bulk Encryption Device (BED)
 Cryptanalysis
 Netlog Server
 Secure Linux
 TIED and LibSafePlus
 Trinetra (त्रिनेि) and Indra (इन्द्र)
 SCOSTA
Significant Achievements
 Transcrypt (An Encryption File system)
 Encrypting File System for enterprises
 SCOSTA
 Smart Card OS standard for the country.
 E-Passport
 Electronic passport with IITK technology launched in
June 2008.
 National ID Card
 SCOSTA standard for the national ID (pilot covering
20L people done by ECIL/BEL and ITI along with
IIT/NIC inputs)
Major Current Projects
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Transcrypt
Biometrics Standards for e-governance
SmartCard Applications
SCOSTA: Smart Card Operating Systems Standard for the
country
 SmartID: IIT Kanpur Secure ID Card and its applications
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Student Attendance
Access Control System (ACS)
Library: Identification of user and self issue/return
Swimming Pool Application
Commands Library
Vending Applications
 The Indian Electronic Passport
 Readers Terminal for smartcards
Financial Profile
From 01-04-2008 to 04-09-2008
Serial
Number
Budget Head
Amount(Rs.)
1
CONTG
42882
2
EQUIP
0
3
HON
4
SALARY
376015
5
TA
250329
5000
Total
674226
Financial Profile
From 01-04-2007 to 31-03-2008
Serial
Number
Budget Head
Amount(Rs.)
1
CONS
46188
2
CONTG
421526
3
EQUIP
2548533
4
HON
320000
5
SALARY
615766
6
TA
268470
Total
4220483
Future Activities
 Workshops
 Hack.in 2009 is scheduled to be held between March 17-19, 2009
 Training
 Regular courses on security will be provided covering the practical aspects
of information security
 Short term visitors
 Invite short-term research personnel which will help forge a beneficial
relationship with the industry
 Consultancy
 Penetration testing and consultancy about secure network design
 Staffing
 Hire more staff for increased activities of the centre
Thank you

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