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National information security education & awareness program


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National information security education & awareness program

  1. 1. National Information Security Education & Awareness program<br />Linux User Group of BIT Mesra<br />Sponsored by<br />Introduction To Ethical Hacking<br /> By Neel kamal<br />
  2. 2. Hacker<br />
  3. 3. What is Hacking<br />Hacking is the art of finding a solution to real life problems<br />
  4. 4. Who is Hacker<br />Hackers are developers.<br />Hackers are those geeks and scientists who provide IT solutions to real life problems.<br />Hackers think beyond the boundaris<br />e.g : Newton , Einstein , J.C Bose<br />
  5. 5. Examples<br />Social Networking site for plants.<br />Sending sms to smart phone whenever a post man delivers the letter in the letter box.<br />Sending sms to near & dear ones whenever you reach the destination.<br />
  6. 6. Hackers<br />Development of Science <><> Hackers<br />
  7. 7. Misconception<br />What about those who break into systems?<br />Are they hacker?<br />The answer is no.<br />
  8. 8. Who is Responsible for misconception<br />Media  is the root cause of all this misconception.<br />Lack of Awareness among common students and people.<br />
  9. 9. Cracker<br />One who breaks into systems illegally are crackers.<br />They are bad guys or gals<br />
  10. 10. Case studies (Mumbai India)<br />Lady living in one-room apartment.<br />Lady had the habit of chatting on internet with strangers.<br />An attacker from Russia installed Trojan in her system.<br />With the help of Trojan he switched her web camera on.<br />And make it live on internet and invaded her privacy.<br />
  11. 11. case studies cont.<br />It continued for 3-4 months.<br />When she went for job interview she her boss immediately exclaimed that she would definitely get the job as he enjoyed her on pornographic website on a regular basis.<br />The attacker was never caught<br />
  12. 12. Impacts<br />Privacy Invasion<br />Harassment and mental torture<br />The lady almost became paranoid and never want to use internet again.<br />
  13. 13. Hacker vs Cracker<br /><ul><li> Qualities of hacker: </li></ul> Lots of knowledge<br /> Good Guy<br /> Strong Ethics<br /> Helps in catching cyber criminals<br />
  14. 14. Hacker vs Cracker<br />Qualities of cracker<br /> Lots of knowledge<br /> Bad ethics<br /> Cyber criminals<br />
  15. 15. Skills of Hacker<br />Learn Programming languages ( C, C++)<br />Learn scripting languages ( JSP, Python, PHP )<br />Good knowledge of database and query languages (SQL, YQL, FQL, etc)<br />Learn Networking (TCP/IP)<br />Learn to work in Unix<br />Start playing with web api’s<br />
  16. 16. Options for 12th students<br /><ul><li>There is no any substitute of BE/
  17. 17. Should not go for CEH or certification courses in Ethical Hacking and penetration Testing </li></li></ul><li> career options<br />Indian universities don’t provide under grad degree in Information Security.<br />One can opt for CS/IT/ECE in Indian universities<br />
  18. 18. Thank You<br /> The End<br />