The Indian Army arranged the 2nd version of 'Sainya Ranakshetram' under the aegis of HQ Army Training Command (ARTRAC) from October 2022 to January 2023. Sainya Ranakshetram, a Hackathon, aims to seek functional remedies to cyber obstacles as well as start the growth time for cutting-edge services in the Cyber Security domain.
Principal of Army Staff Lieutenant General Manoj Pande assisted in the reward victors of the event throughout a digital function on January 17, the Indian Defence Ministry mentioned. The event aimed to recognize aboriginal ability in particular niche domains whilst supplying a platform to boost the training requirements in the domains of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ ML), Security Software Coding, Cyber Deterrence as well as Electro Magnetic Spectrum Operations (EMSO).
Sub-events focussing on different cybersecurity facets
While engagement in Sainya Ranakshetram 2.0 was open to all Indian nationals under the specific as well as team classifications, the event was separated right into 4 sub-events to cater to the differing facets of Cyber Threat Analysis.
Secure Software Coding: Organised with an aim to determine talent capable of carrying out cyber safety and security demands, specifically in software code whilst engaging with academia in the field of protecting software programs, the event was won by Aravindha Hariharan M, a Cyber Security enthusiast from Coimbatore.
ESMO- Customised Indian Army-Specific Stack for Wi-Fi 6: The sub-event intended to look for a service to the implementation of an Indian Army-specific version of a safe Wi-Fi pile in order to enhance the levels of protection in armed forces communication. Commandant of Army HQ Computer Centre Colonel Nishant Rathee landed the top area in this group. On The Other Hand, Suryasaradhi Balarkan, presently collaborating with L&T, was declared the runner-up while Tanisha Joshi, seeking PhD in Dark Energy safeguarded the 3rd position in the event.
Expert System/ Machine Learning- NLP Processing and Decoding of Radio Intercepts: Aimed at the development of an Al stack to attend to translation as well as decryption of multilingual radio transmissions, the sub-event was won by a 15-year-old student, Mithil Salunkhe, presently studying in course 10 of Gyan Mata Vidya Vihar college of Maharashtra. A B Tech (CS) grad, Prashant Kumar Singh landed the 2nd placement. The third placement was taken by a policeman of the Indian Navy, Commander Sushant Saraswat that is currently published in HQ Eastern Naval Command.
Cyber Deterrence- Capture the Flag (CTF): Organised as a seven-stage cyber safety and security exploitation obstacle, the occasion was focused on identifying talent for the enhancement of existing Cyber Security configuration. Shaksham Jaiswal, BE (CS) from Hyderabad's MVSR Engineering College won the sub-event. Notably, Jaiswal has greater than 15 core certifications in the field and also is now working as a consultant.
At the same time, the 2nd area under the sub-event was taken by Prince Kumar Patel presently seeking BE (IT) at Pune's Army Institute of Technology (AIT). Hardeep Singh, a grad of BCA from Bikaner's Maharaja Ganga Singh University won the 3rd prize.
According to the Indian Ministry of Defence, Sainya Ranakshetram 2.0 served as a Cyber Threat Seminar orgasm Workshop that "assisted in interaction with the intrinsic skill at degrees of individuals, academia as well as organisations resulting in the recognition of appropriate talent in the field of Cyber Security both within the Defence pressures and in the civil academic community." The identification of ability via the seminar might currently be utilised for focussed engagement to ensure fast-track development of cyber safety tools and also strategies.