OWASP Yenepoya Institute

Welcome to the OWASP Yenepoya Institute Chapter

Yenepoya University, located in Mangalore, is a prominent educational institution known for its excellence in education, research, and innovation. It has been a steady source of highly skilled talent, contributing not only to the nation but also to overseas endeavors. Renowned for its pioneering efforts in engineering education, research, and innovation, Yenepoya University stands at the forefront of academic excellence.


Our vision is to cultivate a culture of cyber vigilance and excellence, empowering individuals to safeguard digital assets and mitigate cybersecurity threats effectively.


  • Promoting awareness and understanding of web application security among students and professionals.
  • Equipping members with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to effectively address cybersecurity challenges.
  • Fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing within the cybersecurity community.

  • The university proudly hosts the OWASP Student Chapter, a distinguished coding society comprising talented individuals committed to solving complex problems using innovative techniques and discoveries. Through a series of meticulously organized hackathons, tech-talks, workshops, and coding nights, the university cultivates a vibrant coding culture across its campus. These initiatives underscore the university’s unwavering dedication to nurturing creative intellects and creating an environment conducive to technological advancement and societal progress.

University Collaboration with IBM ICE

The OWASP Yenepoya Student Chapter is honored to be in collaboration with IBM through the esteemed IBM ICE Program, reflecting our steadfast dedication to nurturing innovation and excellence in the realm of technology. This unique partnership extends its benefits to students enrolled at Balmatta Campus, providing them with unparalleled access to a wealth of resources, comprehensive training modules, and immersive hands-on learning experiences. Through active participation in the IBM ICE Program, students from Balmatta Campus are not only equipped to make substantial contributions to the cybersecurity landscape but are also empowered to transcend boundaries and leave a lasting impact across various domains. This collaboration underscores the enduring commitment of Yenepoya University and IBM ICE to pioneering advancements and setting new standards of excellence in technology.


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Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate in our Projects, Local Chapters, Events, Online Groups, and Community Slack Channel. We especially encourage diversity in all our initiatives. OWASP is a fantastic place to learn about application security, to network, and even to build your reputation as an expert. We also encourage you to be become a member or consider a donation to support our ongoing work.

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Our Upcoming Event! 🌟

🌐 2: Embracing the Future: Exploring 5G Technology and Cybersecurity 🛡️

Conducted Events

1. Chapter Inaugration (5th April , 2024)

Total Attendees: 195 Time : 10: 00 AM - 11:00 AM Venue : Auditorium, 4th Floor, YIASCM

The chapter was inaugrated in the presence of Mr. Viqaruddin Surki (Delivery Head for IBM ICE), Dr. Shareena P (Vice Principal - YIASCM) & Mr. Sumit Kumar Shukla (Subject Matter Expert, IBM ICE) and various office bearers of Yenepoya Institute. Intro-Clip.

We’re excited to share snapshots from our recent OWASP Yenepoya Institute Chapter Inauguration Event! 🚀

Best Regards, Kiran Singh Rajpurohit


OWASP Yenepoya Institute Chapter

Guiding Forces: Leaders of OWASP Yenepoya

Our Executive Board

Roles Responsibilities Person(s)
President Overall leadership and direction. Mr. Kiran Singh
Industrial Partner -1 Delivery Head, IBM ICE Mr. Viqaruddin Surki
Industrial Partner & Chapter Leader -2 Data Scientist & SME for IBM ICE , Google, IBM & AWS Certified, Mr. Sumit Kumar Shukla
Industrial Partner - 3 Cyber Security SME for IBM, AWS Certified, CompTIA Pentest+ Mr. Mohsin Qureshi
Secretary Manages administrative tasks. Md. Farzeen Hussain
Vice President Assists the President and takes charge in their absence. Nanma
Joint Secretary Manages administrative tasks. Hari Govind
Treasurer Manages chapter finances and transactions. Abdul Rahiman Fayiz
Outreach Coordinator Engagement, communication, events, partnerships, analysis. Ahzaaf S
Membership Coordinator Manages membership-related tasks and coordination. Nithesh
Technical Lead Oversees technical aspects from development to deployment. Sarvesh Nayak
Public Relations Officer Manages relationships with the public and organizations. Muhammed Ismail Salim
Social Media Lead Handles all social media accounts and related affairs. Thasmiya
Event Coordinator Plans and coordinates events. Vaishnavi

Details regarding meetings with team members of the Chapter:

  • Meeting on April 26th, 2024
    • Type: Online Meeting
    • Platform: Google Meet
    • Timing: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Agenda: Upcoming Events & Chapter Orientation - Slides
  • Meeting on 1st April , 2024
    • Type: Offline Meeting
    • Venue: IBM LAB, A - Block ,YIASCM
    • Timing: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Agenda: Planning regarding our inauguration event on 5th April ,2024

Call for Speakers

Our Call for Speakers is now open! If you’re passionate about cybersecurity and would like to share your knowledge with the OWASP Yenepoya Institute Chapter, we invite you to submit your proposal. Please review and agree to the OWASP Speaker Agreement, then send us your proposed talk title, abstract, and speaker information via Email or by filling out the Application Form below.

Become a Speaker.

Email Format :

  • Speaker name
  • Job Role
  • Company / Organization
  • Country
  • Email ID
  • Contact Number
  • Speaker Profile
  • Presentation Details
    • Name / Title of the Presentation
    • Abstract of the presentation
    • Presentation time required

Note: Once your submission is received, the Chapter Leaders will review it and contact you regarding your speaking opportunity. Thank you for your interest in OWASP Yenepoya Institute Chapter

Best Regards,

Kiran Singh Rajpurohit