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IIT Kharagpur DSCI Excellence Award

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

IIT has won the Excellence Award 2018 for cyber security education by Data of India, an industry body on data protection set up up by

The institute was awarded for its focused curricula and research work in cryptography, hardware security, cyber security, network security, that has helped create awareness among students, an statement said here Saturday.

"Our research and coursework in cyber security, network security and are targeted towards delivering the necessary technologies and also creating leaders in research, industry and governance who would bring forward such transformation in which is undergoing the digital revolution right now as we talk," Director, IIT KGP, Prof P P Chakrabarti said.

The institute has been making waves in the areas of cyber security, IoT (Internet of Things) security and associated areas in and a number of research ventures of the department of computer science and engineering at IIT were primarily considered for this award.

The ventures included The and Development Organisation (DRDO)-funded projects on developing for authenticating IoT nodes, IC reverse engineering and trojan detection and the DST-funded 'Swarnajayanti' project on for smart grids, institute sources said.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 16:10 IST