Course Name: Privacy and Security in Online Social Media

Course abstract

With increase in the usage of the Internet, there has been an exponential increase in the use of online social media and networks on the Internet. Websites like Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, Google+, FourSquare, Pinterest, Tinder, and the likes have changed the way the Internet is being used. However, widely used, there is a lack of understanding of privacy and security issues on online social media. Privacy and security of online social media need to be investigated, studied and characterized from various perspectives (computational, cultural, psychological, etc.). Student completing the course will be able to appreciate various privacy and security concerns (spam, phishing, fraud nodes, identity theft) on Online Social Media and Student will be able to clearly articulate one or two concerns comprehensively on one Online Social Media, this will be achieved by homework.


Course Instructor

Media Object

Prof. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru

Prof. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru (PK) Associate Professor, is currently the Hemant Bharat Ram Faculty Research Fellow at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi, India. PK is the Founding Head of Cybersecurity Education and Research Centre (CERC). PK is one of ACM India Eminent Speakers. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). His research interests include Privacy, e-Crime, Online Social Media, and Usable Security, in particular, these days he has been dabbling with complex networked systems (e.g. social web systems like Twitter, Facebook, and telephone logs). Government of India has been funding PK for the last 6 years for studying Online Social Media, he manages research projects of about 2 Crores INR. PK has received research funds from Government of India, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, industry bodies in India, and International funding agencies. He is part of multiple advising roles in the Government of India on the topic of Online Social Media. He frequently speaks about Privacy and Security in Online Media at various Government of India organisations, private industry. He helped create one of the first conference focussed online on Online Social Networks, Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN) cosn.acm.org. He is serving as a PC member in prestigious conferences like WWW, AsiaCCS, and ICWSM and he is also serving as a reviewer for International Journal of Information Security and ACM's Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT). PK’s Ph.D. thesis work on anti-phishing research at Carnegie Mellon University has contributed in creating an award winning start-up Wombat Security Technologies wombatsecurity.com. PK founded and manages PreCog, precog.iiitd.edu.in a research group at IIIT-Delhi focused on Online Social Media. PK has taught this course at IIIT Delhi, and at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. PK can be reached at pk@iiitd.ac.in.


More info

Teaching Assistant(s)

Devansh Manu

ME/M.Tech

Devansh Manu

Dual Degree

Kumari Neha

P.hD

Nidhi Goyal

P.hD

 Course Duration : Feb-Apr 2020

  View Course

 Syllabus

 Enrollment : 18-Nov-2019 to 24-Feb-2020

 Exam registration : 16-Dec-2019 to 20-Mar-2020

 Exam Date : 26-Apr-2020

Enrolled

8196

Registered

Certificate Eligible

Will be announced

Certified Category Count

Gold

Will be announced

Elite

Will be announced

Successfully completed

Will be announced

Participation

Will be announced

Success

Elite

Gold





Legend

Final Score Calculation Logic

Toppers list will be updated shortly....!

Enrollment Statistics

Total Enrollment: 8196

Registration Statistics

Total Registration : 1116

Assignment Statistics




Assignment Score

Graph will be updated shortly...!

Score Distribution Graph - Legend

Assignment Score: Distribution of average scores garnered by students per assignment.
Exam Score : Distribution of the final exam score of students.
Final Score : Distribution of the combined score of assignments and final exam, based on the score logic.