cOcOn - International Cyber Security Conference

c0c0n, previously known as Cyber Safe, is an annual event conducted as part of the International Information Security Day. Kerala Police is playing the leading role in organizing a two day International Information Security Conference in association with POLCYB -(The Society for the Policing of Cyberspace, was incorporated as a not-for-profit society in June 1999 . Based in British Columbia, Canada, their goal is to enhance international partnerships among public and private professionals to prevent and combat crimes in cyberspace. Various technical, non-technical, legal and community events are organized as part of the program. The number of digital security incidents and cyber-crimes are increasing daily on a proportionate rate. The cyberspace is demanding more and more security professionals and controls to curb this never ending threat to information systems.

c0c0n started in 2008, as an initiative of Kerala Police along with Information Security Research Organization (ISRA), has grown to be an international event which is helping cyber policing and find strategies to prevent cyber crimes. The number of digital security incidents and cyber-crimes are increasing daily on a proportionate rate. The cyberspace is demanding more and more security professionals, controls and research activities to curb this never ending threat to information systems. c0c0n is aimed at providing a platform to discuss, showcase, educate, understand and spread awareness on the latest trends in information, cyber and hi-tech crimes. It also aims to provide a hand-shaking platform for various corporate, government organizations including the various investigation agencies, academia, research organizations and other industry leaders and players for better co-ordination in making the cyber world a better and safe place to be.

The conference is split into two tracks.

Track 1 dedicated for Law Enforcements, Cyber Governance, Digital Forensics and investigative aspects of Cyber Space.

Track 2 concentrates on the Technical, research and management aspects of Information & Cyber Security and Critical Information National Infrastructure.

The major theme of cOcOn-2014 are:
  • Cyber Terror
  • Counter Terror in the Cyber World
  • Free Software for Cyber Crime Investigation
  • Digital strategies for prevention and detection of crimes against wome
The major theme of cOcOn-2013 are:
  • Innovations in Cyber Security
  • Prevention, Detection of Cyber Crimes against Women
  • Digitalization for better service delivery
  • Digitalization as a force Multiplier
  • Cyber Safe Government
  • Tackling the latest Cyber Crimes
  • Ethical Hacking
The major theme of cOcOn-2012 are:
  • Innovations in Cyber Security
  • Digitalization for better service delivery
  • Digitalization as a force Multiplier
  • Cyber Safe Government
  • Tackling the latest Cyber Crimes
  • Ethical Hacking