Inauguration of CAST Association 2016 – 2017

Chief Guest: Mr. Dinesh Paranthagan, CEO & Founder, Hackup Technology, Coimbatore
Date: 25th July, 2016 (Monday)
Time: 01.30 pm
Venue: Seminar Hall – I

The Department of UG Computer Science at Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi inaugurated its Association ‘CAST’ on 25th July, 2016 (Monday). The chief guest was Mr. Dinesh Paranthagan, CEO & Founder, Hackup Technology, Coimbatore.

 The function started traditionally with the prayer and lighting of lamp. A video presentation was given on the highlights of previous year’s association activities. The student President of CAST, Ms.R. Nanthini Devi welcomed the gathering. The odd semester edition of CAST’s magazine ‘GIST’, was released by the Chief Guest. The theme of the magazine is GK and Current Affairs. The first copy of GIST was received by our Rtn. S. Venkkatesh, Chairman, STC. Following this, the new office bearers were inducted. The association plan for the year 2016-2017 was read out by the student Secretary of CAST, Mr. V. Dwarak. As a token of love, the dignitaries presented a memento to the former CAST president, Mr.P.Subin Vijay.

The Chairman of the college, Rtn. S. Venkkatesh, delivered the presidential address. He addressed the students on the importance of developing knowledge in the filed of computer science. He has quoted many real time scenarios on this. He also insisted students to be updated since the trend is set to acquire copious knowledge. He congratulated the department of UGCS for the arrangements made.

Honorable Chief Guest of the day, Mr. Dinesh Paranthagan, CEO & Founder, Hackup Technology, Coimbatore, is an eminent speaker. He was awarded as the Best Young speaker in 2015 speakers meet held in Bangalore, Best Speaker in 2016 Entrepreneurship meet held at Chennai. He is listed as one among the top 10 Security Professionals awarded by Government of Tamilnadu at Cyber Security Team Meet. He is also doing freelancing in HR for MNC Companies. The chief guest gave a presentation on Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security. He addressed on the following topics:

  • Overview of Hacking
  • Before Hacking
  • Who is a Hacker?
  • Hackers Language
  • What is Ethical Hacking?
  • Hacking Tools
  • Ways of Hacking
  • Hacking process
  • What do Hackers do after Hacking?
  • How can we protect the system?
  • What to do after being Hacked?

Finally the student Treasurer of CAST association, Ms. P. Charumathi, proposed the vote of thanks. The function came to end after the National Anthem.


Installation of the Office bearers of the academic year 2016-17

CAST2Office bearers of the academic year 2016-17


Chief Guest Mr. Dinesh Paranthagan addressing the gathering

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