Departmental forum

CRYPTEC - 2018

The department forum CRYPTEC was organized on 31st October 2018. The chief guest of the day was Dr.M. H. Kori Chairman, IMAPS & Former Technical Director, Alcatel Lucent Technologies. He gave a talk on Wireless Sensor Networks.

A Technical Talk is organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering

TOPIC : Demystifying Fileless Threats – the ‘next new thing’ in the cyberthreat landscape

Date and Time: Saturday, August 18th, 2018 – TBD (10:00 AM IST)

Place: New Seminar Hall, NITTE Meenakshi Institute of Technology

Presented by

Pradeep Simha and Phillip Wylie – Mr. 123 ;


Mr. Phillip Wylie is a Principal InfoSec Engineer in the U.S. Bank Assessment Services Penetration Testing Team and Adjunct Professor of Ethical Hacking for Richland College. Phillip has worked as a penetration tester for 6.5 years. During his time as a penetration tester, 5 years were spent consulting for Fortune 500 clients in various industries. Phillip has 21 years combined experience in IT and InfoSec. Phillip has performed various penetration test types including application, web application, network and wireless network. Phillip has the following certifications; CISSP, OSCP, GWAPT.

Mr. Pradeep Muninarasimhappa Simha is an experienced Professional Service Consultant - Information Security at McAfee with a demonstrated history of working in the Health Care, Banking and Telecom industry in Incident Response, Security Operations and Network Security Engineering Skilled in McAfee SIEM, RSA SA and Arc-sight SIEM, DLP, End-Point, Management, Malware forensic Analysis, Information Security, and Risk Management. Strong Information technology professional with a Master's degree focused in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Bridgeport and pursuing Advanced Cybersecurity degree from Stanford University with Executive Master's degree from University of Cumberland’s.

Departmental Associations

The student branch association CRYPTEC organizes various activities throughout the year. All students of the department are members of the association. CRYPTEC also conducts the annual technical fest known as CONCEVOIR. Various technical events like, ANUVA-Technical Quiz, ATHINDRIYA-On Spot Programming, ADHYASA-Web Page Designing, CHAYAKRUTHI-Stenography, SAMARPANAM-Paper Presentation, ANVESHANA-Decipher the cipher Text, NYUNIKARNA-Technical Debate are conducted under the banner of CONCEVOIR.

The department is bringing out a bi-annual newsletter ARETHA, which means “The Best” in Sanskrit. The first volume of ARETHA was published in the year 2008. Since 2009, the Newsletter is published twice a year.

Professional Associations

Faculty members and students are provided opportunities to join as member of professional societies such as IEEE, CSI, ISTE and IE. The department is associated with the Computer Society of India-Student Chapter. This Chapter has a core committee of 25 students and 12 executive faculty members who organize activities like conferences, seminars, workshops, paper presentation, IT Soft Skill Development, students' convention, etc. Activities focused on globalization of the IT education, increased awareness on technology trends, students student innovation and creation of a bridge between the students and the IT industry.


The department forum CRYPTEC was organized on 6th October 2017. The chief guests of the day were Mr. Sanjeev Kubbakaddi, CEO & Founder, ITIE Knowledge Solutions, Executive council Member, VTU, and Mr. Vigneswaran Paranmathayalan, Principal Consultant, CloudBull. Mr. Sanjeev has appreciated the students acheivements and motivated them to involve more in all the curricular and co-curricular activities.

Inauguration of Cryptec
Release of Aretha Magazine Volume 10, Issue 1

The CRYPTEC student forum of the year 2016-17 kicked of with a talk by Dr. Y N SRIKANT Senior Professor, Department of Computer Science and Automation, IISC, Bangalore. The topic was “Green Computing”

In May 2015, Uma Shama, Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science Co-Director, GeoGraphics Laboratory Science & Mathematics Center Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA 02325, USA, talked on “Network Communications in the Intelligent Transportation Systems Applications”

The Computer Science & Engineering department inaugrated the CRYTEC branch in 2013. Dr. C.P. Ravikumar, University Relations, Texas Instruments, India presided over the function as the chief guest. Prof. N. R. Shetty, Director, NMIT and Dr. H.C. Nagaraj, Principal, NMIT presided over the function.

Guest Lecture

Sl No. Guest Lecture
1 "Entrepreneurship Awareness Program" was conducted on7/1/2017,  for 4th and 6th semester CSE students by Vinayak Hosmani, PRO, KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi.
2 Technical talk on TCP/IP and its Application was organized on 21st Oct 2016 by Mr Aseem Sethi, Vice President, Aryaka Networks Bangalore.
3 Technical talk by Mr. Abhay S Bharadwaj on “Implementing wireless Communication using RF modules” is organized on 3rd September 2016. This is organized to support the course work on “Introduction to Embedded Systems”
4 Technical Talk on “Implementing Wireless Communication using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth” on 29th August 2016 by Mr. Abhay S Bharadwaj, Device design Engineer, Frugal Labs Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.
5 Under the banner of CRYPTEC –in association with CSI, the department of CSE organised a guest Lecture on “Role of Network Layer in Computer Networks” by Dr.T.G.Basavaraju, Professor and HOD, Department of CSE, Govt.SKSJTI, Bangalore
6 CRYPTEC In Association With Computer Society of India (CSI) arranged a guest lecture by Ms.Shubhakumara, Deputy General Manager, Larsen & Toubro on “ Implications of Certification requirements on planning of Software projects” at NMIT
7 Vigneswaran Paramathayalan (Vigo), Principal Consultant at Cloud Bull India has shared his rich expereience on cloud computing and enlightened the students about the recent trends in cloud computing technology and its applications..

Hackamania 2016 – The Bangalore Edition

Theme: Smart City

The Cryptec association under the department of CSE conducted a hackathon presented by the Nasscomm 1000 series with the price worth INR 10 Lakh to be won. It was conducted for all the students of NMITon the 27th and 28th of October. The students of NMIT participated actively in the hackathon.

The Winners of the series: