KOLLAM: A summer camp on Cyber Security for high school students conducted by Amrita University at its campus in Amritapuri concluded the other day. The students were given fundamental training in leading cryptographic techniques in Linux, Python, Raspberry Pi, Lamp, Network Forensics and Web goat.
Students came from various schools across the state that included Jawahar Public School, Kasaragod; BVM Thiruvananthapuram and Kendriya Vidyalayas in Kanjikode and Adoor. Devavruthan and Arjun Dev, Class XI students, topped the final test and were each awarded with a Raspberry Pi development kit. The six-day camp which started on May 7 was organised by Amrita University’s Centre for Cyber Security. The camp was conducted to encourage young minds to respond to the nation’s growing demand for highly trained cyber security professionals equipped with skill sets to deal with all forms of cyber threats, according to a release from the university.