Personal Profile

Dr.Shina Sheen

Academic Title: Professor
Dept. of Applied Mathematics & Computational Sciences,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Date of Joining: 10/06/2005
Educational Qualification(s): B.Sc ( Physics ) - Calicut University - 1993
M.C.A ( ) - Bharathiar University - 1996
Ph.D ( Computer Science ) - Anna University - 02/23/2015
Supervisor: Dr.R.Anitha
Computer Science ( Computer Science ) - Anna University - 05/20/2007

Certificate Course(s):- GIAC Certified Intrusion Analy
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In Brief

Shina Sheen is the Professor and Head in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences of PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore India. She received her PhD degree from Anna University. She is also the programme head for the MSc Cyber Security in the department. She holds the SANS GCIA certification in Intrusion detection in depth and also attended the live training of Hacker tools and techniques GCIH certification programme of SANS. She has two funded projects sanctioned by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India one on Proactive detection of Ransomware and the other an infrastructure development fund in setting up a Centre for Cybersecurity Research and Education. Her current professional interests are in Computer Security and Data mining and specially focusing towards proactive methods for ransomware detection. She is a member of ACM, Cryptology Research Society of India and the Computer Society of India.

Subject Expertise

Data Mining
TCP/IP Networks and Applications
Intelligent Information Retrieval

Research Area

Information Security
Ransomware Attack Detection

International & National Journals

S.No. Journal Paper Title Year Role Volume
1 Computers and Electrical Engineering R-Sentry: Deception based ransomware detection using file access patterns 2022 Main Author 103
2 SN Computer Science Darknet Traffic Analysis and Classification Using Numerical AGM and Mean Shift Clustering Algorithm 2019 Co Author 1
3 Neurocomputing, Android based malware detection using a Multifeature Collaborative fusion approach 2014 Main Author 151
4 The Computer Journal Multilevel Analysis to Detect Covert Social Botnet in Multimedia Social Networks. 2014 Co Author 58
5 Pattern Recognition Letters Malware detection by pruning of parallel ensembles using harmony search 2013 Main Author 34

International & National Conferences

S.No. Conference Title Paper Title Date Role Organized By
1 Book cover Book cover Proceedings of Third International Conference on Communication, Computing and Electronics Systems Early Detection of Android Locker Ransomware Through Foreground Activity Analysis 28-10-2021 Main Author PPG Institute of Technology, Coimbatore,
2 ICACCI 2018 Ransomware detection by mining API call usage 13-12-2018 Main Author OTHERS
3 ACM conference on Women in Computing WCI 2015 Malware Detection in Android files based on multiple levels of Learning and Diverse Data Sources 10-08-2015 Main Author
4 ICC3 2013 Comparative Study of Two- and Multi-Class-Classification-Based Detection of Malicious Executables Using Soft Computing Techniques on Exhaustive Feature Set 19-12-2013 Main Author
5 International Conference on Neural Information Processing ICONIP 2012 A Novel Node Splitting Criteria for Decision Trees Based on Theil Index 12-11-2012 Main Author
6 SecureIT 2012 Detection of StegoBot: A Covert Social Network Botnet 17-08-2012 Main Author
7 7th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence System, HAIS 2012 "Ensemble pruning using Harmony Search 28-03-2012 Main Author
8 TENCON 2008 Network Intrusion Detection with feature selection and Decision Tree Classifier 19-11-2008 Main Author

Books Published

S.No. Publisher Title Year Role Edition
1 Springer Computational Intelligence, Cyber Security and Computational Models 2016 Co Author 1
2 Springer Digital Connectivity – Social Impact: 2016 Co Author 1

Programmes Organised

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Sponsoring Agency No. of Audience
1 Ethical Hacking and malware analysis 04-08-2022 05-08-2022 DST 50
2 Ethical Hacking and malware analysis 04-08-2022 05-08-2022 DST 50
3 Network Forensics - A Traffic Analysis Perspective 19-03-2016 20-03-2016 Nil 30
4 International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Cyber Security, Computational Models - ICC3-2015 17-12-2015 19-12-2015 DRDO,UGC,PSG 65

Programmes Attended

S.No. Title of the Programme From To Organized by Sponsoring Agency
1 GIAN Course on Big Data Stream Analytics 26/10/2017 01/11/2017 IIT Indore IIT Indore
2 SANS Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling 20/02/2017 25/02/2017 SANS USA SANS USA
3 SANS Intrusion Detection in depth 18/05/2015 23/05/2015 SANS USA SANS USA
4 1st IKDD Conference on Data Sciences, organized by ACM, Delhi 21/03/2013 23/03/2013 PSG PSG
5 Workshop on Machine Learning 01/08/2012 05/08/2012 Microsoft Research Microsoft Research
6 International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligent Systems HAIS 2012 28/03/2012 30/03/2012 University of Salamanca University of Salamanca
7 The 2011 Summer school on security and privacy-Microsoft Research 18/06/2011 30/06/2011 Microsoft Research Microsoft Research
8 National Conference on Intelligent Computing,BIG 2010 12/02/2010 13/02/2010 CSI CSI
9 Nature and Bio Inspired Computing NaBIC 2009 09/12/2009 12/12/2009 PSG College of Technology Machine Intelligence Research (MIR) Labs

Awards and Achievements

S.No. Title of the Award Awarded By Date of Achievement
1 Active Participation Award (Woman) Computer Society of India (CSI) 21/01/2018

Doctoral Guidance / Supervision : In Progress

S.No. Name of the Candidate Area of Research
1 Ms.Kiruthika J
Security Analytics
2 Mrs.Parisa Begum K
Pervasive Computing

Sponsored Research Projects

S.No. Title of the Project Sponsoring Agency Role
1 FIST _ DST DST Co Investigator
2 Detection and mitigation of ransomware in Cyber physical healthcare systems DST Principal Investigator