Jain University News

A Guest Lecture on Network Security

Jain (Deemed-to-be University)’s School of Engineering and Technology had organized a guest lecture on Network Security on 18 May 2018 by Mr. Abhijith Kumar for the students of Computer Technology specialization in Cloud Technology and Information Security.

The main objective of the session was to improve student’s knowledge on enterprise network security. To provide the current and relevant examples of the practical applications of the theory in the particular subject – Network security.

The speaker started with an introduction to enterprise networks and their components, with an emphasis on what needs to be protected, where and how it should be protected. He spoke of security controls at enterprises like Mobile device management relevant to BYOD policies. He also spoke about the real-time scanning of files for malware detection and the advantages of black-listing and white-listing. Towards the end of session he spoke of endpoint security, File integrity checker, SIEM’s etc.

At the end of the session students were able to understand how enterprises handle network security and also got an update on the technologies used in the industry.