Kollam to host International Cyber Security & Policing Conference c0c0n 2016


Trivandrum: c0c0n 2016, the annual International Cyber Security and Policing Conference being conducted as part of the International Information Security Day will be held on August 19 & 20 at Kollam.

Kerala Police will be playing the lead role in organizing the two day event in association with POLCYB (The Society for the Policing of Cyberspace) and ISRA – a registered non-profit organization.

According to Manoj Abraham IPS, Chairman, Organizing Committee, c0c0n, “The number of digital security incidents and cyber-crimes are increasing daily on a proportionate rate. The cyberspace is demanding more and more security professionals and controls to curb this never ending threat to information systems. c0c0n 2016, which is the 9th edition of this conference, is aimed at providing a platform to discuss and share new information and latest trends in cyber crimes, across the World.”

It also aims to provide a hand-shaking platform for various corporate, government organizations including the various investigation agencies, academia, research organizations and other industry leaders and players for better co-ordination in making the cyber world a better and safe place to be.

“It is a mega event in which the expertise veterans from all around the globe will take part. Also we have representation from the police officers from all the States in India, Senior officers from NIA, CBI, Intelligence Bureau, RAW, NCRB, BPR&D, CERT-In, etc.”, he added.

The conference will be inaugurated by Justice P. Sathasivam, Governor of Kerala. Chief Minister, Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan will be the Chief Guest at the Valedictory Function.

The themes of C0C0N-2016 are: Innovations in Cyber Security, Prevention – Detection of Cyber Crimes against Women, Digitization for better service delivery, Digitalization as a force Multiplier, Cyber Safe Government, Tackling the latest Cyber Crimes, and Ethical Hacking.

The conference topics of C0C0N-2016 are divided into four domains as follows: Info Sec – Technical, Info Sec – Management, Digital Forensics and Investigations, and Cyber Laws and Governance

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