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Teaching & Research: 16 Years

Dr. Digvijaysinh Rathod

Designation : Associate Dean & Associate Professor Qualification : MCA, Ph.D. Experience : Teaching & Research: 16 Years

Specialization

 Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

Research Area

Web / Mobile Application Security, AI, and ML, IoT Security, and BlockChain

Book

  1. “Parallel Processing and High-Performance Computing with Cluster, Grid and Cloud” – Everest Publication Pune (ISBN 81 7660 1721 year – 2009)
  2. “RESTful Web Service Composition” – LAMBERT Academic Publishing – Germany, ISBN No: 978-620-2-01726-8, August, 2017.

Publications

International Conference

  1. “Towards Composition of RESTful Web Services” and research paper published in IEEE explore”, IEEE 6th International Conference on Computing, Communications and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT Conference No: 35239) , Dallas – Fort Worth, Texas, USA,2015.
  2. “Structural and behavioral modeling of RESTful web service interface using UML”, IEEE  International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Signal Processing (ISSP),Chang          a, 2013. Cited by 5.
  3. “Goal based constraint driven dynamic RESTful web service composition using AI Techniques” Springer International Conference on ICT for Sustainable Development,, 2015, and paper published in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, ISSN No 2194-5357.
  4. “Cloud Computing: RESTful Service Approach”, 7th International Conference and Doctoral Colloquium on Information Systems and Operation Management,2015, organized by Ganpath University, Co-organized by Computer Society of India, Supported by DST, Govt. of Gujarat and research published in proceeding of conference.
  5. “Study of Service Oriented and Component Based Architecture as specific design patterns for web service” - National Symposium August 8 & 9, 2009.

National Journal
 
  1.  “Microcontroller Based Distributed and Networked Control system for public cluster “ – National Journal of SCI-TECH Research , ISSN: 0974 9780 , Volume – I Issue – I, Jan-June’10.
  2. “Design and Implementation Issues of SOAP and Rest Based Web Service in Service Oriented Architecture “ - National Journal of SCI-TECH Research , ISSN: 0974 9780 , Volume – II Issue – II, July-Dec’11.

International Journal
  1. “Service Pattern Based Discovery of RESTful Web Service” , International Journal of Research in Computer Science and Management ISSN: 23210-8088, Vol. 2 July 2 , July 2015.
  2. “Grid Framework: An Optimum Foundation for Service Oriented Architecture” – International Journal of Computer Application, Engineering, Technology and Sciences, ISSN: 0974 3596, Volume-2, Issue – 1 Oct’09 – March 10.
  3. ““REGISTRY FOR RESTful WEB SERVICE: RESTRegistry”” - International Journal of Research – GRANTHAALAYAH, ISSN(O)- 2350-0530 ISSN(P)- 2394-3629, 2017.
  4. “Darknet Forensics”, International Journal of Emerging Trends & Technology in Computer Science (IJETTCS), ISSN - 2278-6856, 2017.
  5. “Performance evaluation of RESTful Web Services andSOAP / WSDL Web Services”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science , ISSN - 0976-5697, 2017.
  6. “Android Application Pen-testing Framework”,  International Journal of Computer Science (IIJCS), ISSN - 2321-5992, 2017.
  7. “Incident Response Management”, International Journal of Information Technology (IIJIT), ISSN - 2321-5976, 2017.
  8. “Google Drive Forensics”, International Journal of Computer Science & Communication , ISSN - 0973-7391, 2017.
  9. “Security Analysis of Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP): IoT Protocol”, International Journal of Advanced Studies in Computer Science and Engineering (IJASCSE), ISSN -  2278 7917, 2017.
  10. “Web Browser Forensics: Google Chrome”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science , ISSN - 0976-5697, 2017.
  11. “MAC OSX Forensics”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology (IJARCET), ISSN - 2278 – 1323, 2017.
  12. “Mac OSX Forensics – iMessage, FaceTime, Apple Mail Forensics ”, Journal Of Information, Knowledge And Research In  Computer Engineering, 0975 – 6760, 2017.

 

Research Guidance

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Academic / Administrative Responsibilities

  • Associate Dean, School of Cyber Security and Digital Forensics, NFSU, Gandhinagar
  • Program co-coordinator, M.Sc. Digital Forensics and Information Security.
  • Head – Placement Cell, NFSU, Gandhinagar.
  • Head – NFSU Website.
  • Co-ordinator – Cyber Defence Centre, NFSU. Gandhinagar.
  • Member Board of Study, Cyber Security and Digital Forensics, NFSU, Gandhinagar. 
  • Reviewer of several prestigious research journals and conferences

RPC member / Research Paper Reviewer / Panel Expert / Special Invitee

  1. Research Progress Committee (RPC) Member at National Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (India).
  2. Doctoral Progress Committee (DPC) member at Gujarat Technological University (GTU), – Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat (India).
  3. Research Progress Committee (RPC) Member – Ganpat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat (India).
  4. Research Progress Committee (RPC) Member – Indus University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat (India).
  5. Research Paper Reviewer - Geosystem Engineering
  6. Research Paper Reviewer in the 16th IEEE INDICON 2019 Conference organized by IEEE Gujarat Section and Marwadi University, Rajkot, India, on 13-15 December 2019
  7. Research Paper Reviewer Int. J. of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics (IJESDF) - Inderscience Publishers
  8. Research Paper Reviewer in the in the 2nd International Conference on Soft Computing and its Engineering Applications (icSoftComp2020) organized by Faculty of Computer Science and Applications, Charotar University of Science & Technology, Changa, Gujarat - December 2020
  9. Research Paper Reviewer in 5th International Conference on Advances in Electrical Engineering (ICAEE 2019) organized by Independent University, Bangladesh during 26-28 September, 2019.
  10. Invited member of the international scientific committee for International Workshop on Advanced Algorithms and Control Engineering (IWAACE 2017) , will be held on March 10-12, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand
  11. GVFL Limited (formerly Gujarat Venture Finance Limited) is widely regarded as pioneer of Venture capital in India. It is an independent, autonomous Board managed venture finance company based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
  12. Appointed as a member of the College Governing Council of the Ganpat University - Governing Council, AMPICS, DCS Faculty of Computer Applications, Ganpat University, Gujarat, India.
  13. Research Paper Reviewer in Springer CCIS Series Conference Proceedings of the "2nd International Conference on Computing Science, Communication and Security (COMS2 2021)” organized by the Ganpat University, Gujarat, INDIA on 6th - 7th February 2021
  14. Member of Board of Studies for Master of Computer Application (MCA) and Integrated MCA , Gujarat Technological University, Gujarat.

Invited Talks / Expert Talk

  1. Conducted expert talk on “Cyber Security Awareness” in the Refresher Course in ICT organized by the UGC HRDC of Gujarat University on July 2020.
  2. Conducted expert talk on “Cyber Forensics” in the Refresher Course in ICT organized by the UGC HRDC of Gujarat University on Aug, 2020.
  3. Conducted Expert Talk on "Remedies for Financial Fraud and Cyber Scams" on 27th April 2020 organized by Cyber Security & Digital Forensics, School of Computer Science & Engineering, VIT Bhopal University,
  4. Conducted expert talk on "Cyber Forensics - Metasploit Framework" organized by the Computer Science and Engineering Department, Parul Institute of Engineering and Technology for 8th SEM B. Tech students on 1st February 2020.
  5. Hans-on one-week workshop on "Network Forensics - Investigation" - to Law Enforcement officers of Saudi Arabia at Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, Feb 2020, Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, (NAUSS) - Saudi Arabia
  6. Conducted Expert Talk on "Next Generation Cyber Security Attack and Defense " on 8th August 2019 organized by the Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management (IITRAM) (An Autonomous University, Established by Government of Gujarat) , Ahmedabad.
  7. Expert Session on “Introduction to Computer Hardware & Software” - 4th June, 2018, Cyber Suraksha Kavach (CSK) , Gujarat.
  8. Conducted Expert Talk on "Cybercrime investigation" on 13th September 2017 organized by Dharmsinh Desai University (DDU), Nadiad
  9. Conducted Expert Talk on "Expert Talk on "Latest Trends in Cyber Crimes Investigations" on 8th August 2017 organized by Department of Computer Engineering, Adani Institute of Infrastructure Engineering, Ahmedabad.
  10. Expert talk on " Internet Security - Railway Forensics” to Railway Protection Force – officers of Indian railway on 4th May July, 2017 at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (India)
  11. One Day Workshop on Cyber Security and Digital Forensic. Discussion about Cyber Security, Web Application Security, Configuration of Virtual Lab., Vulnerability Assessment, OWASP Top and SANS Top 10.
  12. One Day Workshop on "Cyber Foreniscs" at Marwadi University, Rajkot , 10th Dec, 2016. We Discuss about Cyber Security, Cyber Crime, Cyber Crime Investigation, Top 10 Cyber Crime, Web Application Security Pen Testing, OWASP top 10 and SAN's Top 10
  13. Expert talk on " Railway forensics – Digital Forensic and Cyber Security” to Railway Protection Force – officers of Indian railway on 26th and 27th July, 2016 at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (India)
  14. Expert Talk on "Network Security - Date: 20/01/2016" , "Introduction to Digital Forensics - Date: 22/02/2016" and "Digital Evidences - Date: 22/02/2016" during "Computer Forensic and Cyber Security - 13 Days (18/01/2016 To 30/01/2016) Training program of Bangladesh Police Officers at Institute of Forensic Science, GFSU
  15. Expert Talk on "Chain of Custody - Date: 08/01/2016" , "Search and Seizure - Date: 08/01/2016" and "Counter Anti-Forensics Techniques - Date: 15/01/2016" during "Cyber Crime Investigation - 13 Days (04/01/2016 To 16/01/2016) Training program of Bangladesh Police Officers at Institute of Forensic Science, GFSU
  16. Conducted one day workshop on “Malware Analysis” for student of MS Digital Forensic and Information Assurance at Institute of Forensic Science, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Aug 2015 , Institute of Forensic Science, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University.
  17. Resource Person in one day workshop on "Digital Forensic - Practical Approach" at SV Institute of Computer Studies – MCA, Aug 2015, SV Institute of Computer Studies – MCA.
  18. Workshop on vulnerability assessment of Web Application, Cyber Security Attacks, Manual SQL Injection and Automated SQL injection using SQL MAP on Damn Vulnerable Web Application, Command Execution, Reflected XSS, Store XSS
  19. Expert talk on “Web Application Vulnerability Assessment” for MCA students at S K Patel Institute of Management and Computer Studies, Gandhinagar, 2015, S K Patel Institute of Management and Computer Studies.
  20. Conducted Two day -9th and 10th April, 2011 workshop on “Android Application Development” for the MCA students in 2011 at S K Patel Institute of Management and Computer Studies, Gandhiangar., Dec 201, S K Patel Institute of Management and Computer Studies.
  21. Conducted One day workshop on “Web based application using Joomla 1.5.12” for the MCA students in 2011 at S K Patel Institute of Management and Computer Studies, Gandhiangar, Nov 2011, S K Patel Institute of Management and Computer Studies
  22. Industrial Training conducted with Prof. B.V Buddhdev (HOD of IT, CE and MCA Dept. L D College Of Engineering, A’bad) on ASP.NET 3.5 and AJAX at Digitizer Systems Pvt. Ltd, Silicon Tower, A,bad Jul 2011, Digitizer Systems Pvt. Ltd.
  23. Conducted One day workshop on PHP for the M.Sc (IT) students in 2004 at H.N.G University Patan, M.Sc (IT) Department, Jun 2010, H.N.G University Patan, M.Sc (IT) Department.
  24. Seminar (Three hours) and Workshop (Three hours) on “Unified Modeling Language (UML)” for the MCA 5th Semester students on 23rd Nov 2008 at Chaudhary Technical College, Gandhinagar., Apr 201, Chaudhary Technical College.
  25. Resource Person in Faculty Development Series - FDP " Development of Web Application Using “Content Management System: Joomla” at SK Patel Institute of Computer Studies, Gandhinagar. Feb 2010, SK Patel Institute of Computer Studies.
  26. Live Lecture Series broadcast through satellite from BISAG, Gandhinagar on “Fundamental of Computer” in 2009 (8 lecture), Feb 2009, BISAG.
  27. Conducted one day workshop on HTML, DHTML and CSS for the MCA students in 2004 at L.D College of Engineering, A’bad, Oct 2004 L.D College of Engineering.
  28. Conducted two hours expert talk (Hands-On) on “Mobile Application Security Penetration Testing (Android)” in the TEQIP III Sponsored Short-Term Training Program (STTP) on Cyber Security and Penetration Testing conducted by Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, 28th December 2020.
  29. Conducted expert talk (Hands-On) on “Web Application Security in the  Cyber Security and Current Trends - National Webinar on 7th August 2020 conducted by Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, RDVV University Institute Of Computer Science And Application (UICSA), Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh India.
  30. Conducted expert talk (Hands-On) on “Computer science in sports research and practices” on 18th September 2019 in the AICTE sponsored “Two Week Training Program for Physical Education Trainers /Sports-games Teacher /Director of sports” conducted by Swanim Gujarat Sports University.
  31. Conducted expert talk on “Mobile Application Security Pen-testing (Android)” on 28th Dec 2020 in the TEQIP-III sponsored five days short term training program (STTP) on Cyber Security and Penetration Testing organized by  Computer Engineering Department, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, Gujarat (India)
  32. Invited Talks / Expert Talk on "Do's and Don’ts to Prevent Cyber Crime: Case Studies" on 12th Feb 2021 in the AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Program on Cyber Security Organized by Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha, Maharashtra, 8th-12th Feb 2021
  33. Invited Talks / Expert Talk on "Mobile Application Security Pen-Testing" on 27th April 2021 in the one-week national online workshop on "Recent Trends in Cyber Security and Forensics" organized by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, 26th-30th April 2021