About the Short Term Programme
With the rapid advancements in wireless technologies and embedded computing, more and
more physical devices are getting connected to the Internet. The collection of such things is called
Internet of Things (IoT). These devices in the IoT network are constrained in terms of energy,
processing and storage and thus, the traditional computer security solutions are not applicable to
these devices/systems. But, the devices are susceptible to all such attacks that are possible on a
typical computer system/network. In fact the impact of such an attack increases multifold
because of the criticality of IoT applications like a smart grid, or an industrial control system.
More recently, the IoT network has been used to target regular computer systems, enterprises
and the Internet, for example the MIRAI botnet. The constraints posed by these devices, the
ubiquitous presence of the devices, and the ease of setting-up and use of such applications makes
them prone to security vulnerabilities. Therefore, there is a need to understand the security
requirements of IoT devices, attack surfaces and attack vectors on these devices, different types
of attacks, countermeasures, etc., need to be understood to develop security solutions for these
networks. This workshop aims to provide a basic understanding of all the above aspects of
device security in IoT. It will provide a comprehensive understanding on the security
requirements of IoT devices that will help faculty/research-students/master’s and bachelor’s
students to also pursue application development and research in this direction.
Who can attend: Participation in this FDP is open to the faculty members of the AICTE approved
institutions, research scholars, PG students, participants from Government and Industry
(Bureaucrats and Technicians) and staff of host institutions. Registration Fees There is no
Registration fee from any participant.
Topics to be covered

IoT device architecture, Security attacks, Vulnerabilities and security requirements.

IoT attack types, attack surfaces, applications and IoT Malware.
 Denial of service attacks, IoT Botnets, attacks and countermeasures.

IoT application layer protocols, vulnerabilities, attacks and countermeasures.

IoT device authentication, user authentication and access control techniques.
 Cloud security, Network functions virtualization, security policies.
 Secure IoT – cloud integration, secure home-automation techniques like IFTTT.
 Secure device programming techniques, cloud solutions like Google cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc.
 Privacy in IoT, Advanced Persistent Threats on Critical Infrastructure, countermeasures.
 Enterprise IoT Security, Intrusion detection and prevention systems.

IoT device security: building automation systems, wearable device security in health care.
 Research challenges: current and future research directions.
Resource Persons: The course content will be delivered from a pool of resource persons with
expertise on the subject from industry and academic institutions. Pedagogy: PPT slides handout,
online lecturing, and demonstration videos. An online test will be conducted at the end of the
program. Digital certificate from AICTE ATAL Academy will be issued to those who have
attended the program without any absenteeism and scored minimum 60% marks in the test.
Registration: Please visit and sign-up as a participant and
select the workshop “Device Security in IoT”. The number of seats are 200. The selection will be
done on first-come first-serve basis.

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