Mangaluru, Oct 27: It was a first of its kind programme for the CISF officers in Mangaluru.
At the workshop on ‘New Generation Cyber Crimes at the Airports,’ the resource person Dr. Ananth Prabhu G, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Sahyadri and Cyber Law and Security Trainer for the Law Enforcement agencies gave a detailed talk on the various types of threats in the future.
Cyber-attacks poses most serious threats to the aviation industry. It can result not only create financial damage but also allow criminals and terrorists to achieve their goals without having to set foot on a single flight.
In the last few years there has been a drastic expansion in the number of cyber attacks in the airports.
To ensure Mangalore International Airport be one of the most secure Airports in the world, Dr. Prabhu discussed on topics like
- The implementation rate of cybersecurity measures in commercial airports
- Malicious threats that evolve due to IoT and smart devices installed
- Risk scenario analysis for malicious attacks with threat mitigation actions
- Strategies to enhance operational practices and develop robust cybersecurity governance in smart Airports
- Facilitate airport community comprehend risks and proactively act, by implementing cybersecurity best practices and resilience measures.
The workshop was of 2.5 hour duration attended by 150 officers of various ranks at the auditorium of the Old Mangalore Airport.
Deputy Commandment CISF/CASO Shri Krishna Prakash, CISF Assistant commandant Shri Samart Rangi Nilakant, Laison officer Gopal Krishna, Photographer Keerthan Devadiga and others were present.