Cyber Security

About the Department

   The Department of Cyber Security is established during the year 2020 with the intake of 60 to produce cyber specialists. The faculty members are trained in the field of Cyber Security through various national and international training programmes. The students are motivated to enrich their knowledge in the cyber security professional area and inculcate values to practice cyber security standards in real world situations by providing various cyber awareness workshops and hands on trainings.

Programmes offered

B.E. Cyber Security - 4 years

Vision & Mission


  • To produce cyber specialists for protecting data and its values in global environment


  • To promote public cyber security awareness and knowledge
  • To provide standards of cyber safety expertise using professional cyber security culture
  • To encourage research activities with skills to face cyber space challenges globally
  • To imbibe cyber ethics and enterprsing quality to become socially responsible technocrats


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of this program after four years will,

  • PEO1: Have a globally competent skilled career in cyber security domain
  • PEO2: Communicate effectively to achieve a common goal in a team
  • PEO3: Focus on research in the field of cyber security through technical excellence and enterpreneurial skills
  • PEO4: Apply the gained knowledge for ensuring ethical and moral values in society   

Program Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  • Engineering knowledge : Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization of the solution of complex engineering problems
  • Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences
  • Design and Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations
  • Investigation of problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions
  • Modern Tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations
  • Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice
  • Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice
  • Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multi-disciplinary settings
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions
  • Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multi disciplinary environments
  • Lifelong Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

The Graduates of Cyber Security shall have:

  • PSO1: Ability to define vulnerabilities and threats in different IT applications in cyber world
  • PSO2: Ability to analyze security related issues and provide appropriate solutions.
  • PSO3: Ability to apply technical skills in domains related to Algorithms, Networking, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Crypto technologies.

Advisory Committee

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies
S.No Name of the Member Communication Address of the Members BoS Designation
1 Dr.B.Vinoth Kumar Associate Professor
Dept. of Information Technology
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore – 641 004.
Anna University Nominee
2 Dr.M.Kannan Professor & Head
Department of CSE
Mahendra Engineering College
BoS Chairman
3 Dr.A.M.Kalpana Professor & Head
Dept. of Computer Science and Engg
Government College of Engineering, Salem
Academic Expert
4 Mr.N.Srinivasan OTM Global Project Lead
Oracle India Private Limited, Bangalore
Industry Expert
5 Mr.V.Sivakumar Senior Cyber Security Consultant,
Wipro Technologies, Chennai
Industry Expert
6 Mr. K.C.Jebanand Founder, Astaminds,Chennai Industry Expert
7 Dr.S.V.Kogilavani Associate Professor,
Kongu Engineering College, Erode
Alumni Member
8 Dr.S.Raju Professor & Head, Dept. of Information Technology,
Mahendra Engineering College
9 Dr.N.Viswanathan Professor & Head, Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engg,
Mahendra Engineering College
10 Mr.P.Dhanakodi Professor & Head,Department of Chemistry,
Mahendra Engineering College
11 Dr.A.Neela Madheswari Professor, Dept. of CSE,
Mahendra Engineering College
12 Dr.P.Ramya Associate Professor, Dept. of CSE,
Mahendra Engineering College
13 Dr.S.Ananth Associate Professor,Dept. of Information Technology,
Mahendra Engineering College
14 Mr.K.Venkadesh Assistant Professor, Dept. of CSE,
Mahendra Engineering College
15 Ms.R.Kalaivani Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cyber Security,
Mahendra Engineering College
16 Selvan.R.Barath UG Student,Dept. of Cyber Security,
Mahendra Engineering College


  • Problem Solving Techniques Lab
  • Data Structures Lab
  • Python Programming Lab
  • Java and Network Programming Lab
  • Database Management Systems Lab
  • Cryptography and Network Security Lab
  • Mobile Application Development Lab
  • Open Source Software Lab
  • Ethical Hacking Lab
  • Block chain Technology Lab

Faculty & Staff

S.No Name of the Faculty Designation Qualification
1 Ms.R.Kalaivani Assistant Professor M.E.,
2 Mr.A.Rajamurugan Assistant Professor M.Tech.,
3 Mr.K.S.Arun Assistant Professor M.Tech.,
4 Mrs.P.Charanya Assistant Professor M.E.,
5 Ms.K.Sangeetha Assistant Professor M.E.,
6 Ms.M.Meenatchi Assistant Professor M.E.,
7 Mr.B.Lakshminarayanan Assistant Professor M.E.,
8 Mrs.V.Roopa Assistant Professor M.E.,
9 Mr.M.Vignesh Assistant Professor M.E.,
10 Mr.M.Deepan Assistant Professor M.E.,
11 Mr.P.Saravanakumar Assistant Professor M.Tech.,
12 Mrs.K.Sangeetha (Krishnan) Assistant Professor M.Tech.,


Credentials of the Department

  • The students got trained using additional courses based on cyber security from Infosys Springboard, Oracle academy and Palo Alto Networks
  • The students conducted department level CTF event semester wise and trained themselves for quick response on basics of cyber security
  • The students achieved various cyber security certification courses like EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker, etc and enhancing their cyber skills regularly


Short-Term Courses

Short Term and Value added courses organized in the academic year 2021-2022:
S.NO Name of the value added course Number of students benefited
1 Database security 40
Short Term and Value added courses organized in the academic year 2022-2023:
S.NO Name of the value added course Number of students benefited
1 HTML, CSS3, JavaScript 40
2 Python Programming using Projects 50


S.No Type of Events (Conference / Workshop / Seminar) Date Name of the Event Name and Address of the Resource persons
1 Guest Lecture 08.10.2021 Basics of Cybersecurity Mr.I.THIRUNAVUKARASU,Regional Manager-South & East EC Council.Mr.S.JAGADEESAN B.SC,CEH,ECSA,CEI,Master Trainer of Zybeak Technologies Pvt Ltd,An Authorised Training Partner, Exam Center and Reseller of EC-Council.
2 Webinar 11.10.2021 A Practical Approach on Software Architecture Dr.Suresh Madhesan, Solutions Architect, Velocity Made Good(VMG), Chennai
3 Alumni Lecture 20.11.2021 Introduction to Cyber Security Mr PintooRajAssistant Manager,TVS Motor, Hosur
4 Webinar 09.12.2021 Machine Learning for predictive Data Analytics Dr.R.Rekha,Assistant Professor, PSG College of Technology,Coimbatore
5 IIC Webinar 26.04.2022 World Intellectual Property Dr. M Vinoth Kumar,Associate Professor,Information Science Engineering,R V Institute of Technology and Management, Bangalore
6 Guest Lecture 27.06.2022 Basics of Virtualization K.Keerthivasan,MT-3 (Senior Python Dev),NUTANIX,Bangalore


   Mahendra Engineering College serves as a National Resource Centre, National Cyber Safety and Security Standards started from 2020 and performed a number of events within the college and create cyber safety and security awareness programmes around various schools and colleges.

   Mahendra Engineering College serves as Oracle academy from 2022 onwards and can resolve technical issues using Oracle support services. It is used for enhancing the database systems theoretical clarification and better understanding to our students and also helpful to complete Oracle Certified Associate certificates.


Department of Cyber Security

  • Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous)
  • Salem- Thiruchengode Highway, Mahendhirapuri
  • Mallasamudram
  • Namakkal-637503


   The faculty members of the Department of Cyber Security practice innovative teaching methods like flipped classroom, experiential learning, etc., in order to improve the classroom involvement and academic improvement among the students. Online tools like padlets, kahout, Udemy courses, github are used as an additional teaching aids.