Chennai to get Digital Forensic Labs set up by Macans; students, cops to be trained

Cyber security and solutions specialised company Macans Infotech and cyber security and digital forensic training and education company Macans Technologies (Macans) seek to expand in Tamil Nadu by setting up digital forensic labs in Chennai and other cities of Tamil Nadu.

Macans will be organising 5-day interactive webinar and student development program Value Addition on Emerging Information Technologies” for all the engineering students & academic faculty of the Prestigious Dr. M.G.R. Educational & Research Institute University, Chennai from 14th June 2021 onwards. This will cover Cyber Crime Awareness & Prevention Measures, Digital Forensic Investigation & Career Opportunities, Cyber Security & Current Situation, Ethical Hacking, Future Trends & Macans Digital Detox with Psychiatrist Doctor.

Macans is also planning to offer Ongoing, On Ground & Virtual Specialized Courses & Training related to the above mentioned cyber oriented canvas in Tamil Nadu. These specialized fields are now emerging as a viable & lucrative career opportunities for the youth of the State as well as the police and investigators.

Macans wants to create qualified Cyber Security Officers & Experts by training students in the State right from 10th to 12th standard & their college tenure. Starting with the basics & all the way up to Specialised Engineers, Technical & Non-Technical Graduates etc. The Company sees a huge demand in all these above sectors. They have been conducting webinars all across India on career opportunities in Cyber Security & other related areas.

Macans provide tailor made training solutions in Cybercrime threats & awareness, Social media crimes, banking frauds & Security Consultancy. They use advanced data analytics, eDiscovery & recovery solutions to solve litigations, provide techno legal services, fraud risk management & dispute resolution cases in the Criminal, Commercial & Corporate sectors.

Macans Technologies has been honored with “Excellence in Cyber Threat Management Literacy & Excellence in Cyber Security” Award at the “International Cyber Security Summit & Awards 2021” organized in Geneva (Switzerland) during WSIS Forum – A United Nations event in Geneva (Switzerland) by CMAI Association of India in April 21. The Company has received “Certificate of Appreciation” from renowned institutions such as “College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi (under National Service Scheme) and Thakur University Mumbai for Seminars on Cyber Psychology.”

Mr. Makarand Wagh, Co-Founder & Director, Macans Infotech & Macans Technologies was a Key Panelist in the Conference on Digital Transformation & Innovations in Cyber Security, Digital Forensic Investigation, other new technologies and Linking Education with ICTs Capacity Building & Employability. Mr. Wagh is an Ex-Law Enforcement Officer and Digital Fraud Investigator who was part of recent high-profile investigations of national cases by the EOW, ED, NCB (including the late Sushant Singh Rajput actor case). Mr. Wagh is the key coach and trainer conducting the workshop in the presence of Co-Founders and Directors Mr. Gurmeet Singh Bhamra, Mr. Sagoon Wagh, Mr. Santosh Wagh, Mrs. Sridevi Shetty Wagh, and Mr. Jeet Wagh amongst other qualified professionals.

Mr. Makarand Wagh, Co-Founder and Director, Macans Infotech & Macans Technologies, an Electronic Engineer after which he has been serving in Police Department as an Anti-Swat and Anti-Terrorist handling high profile clientele as an expert & Digital Cyber Crime Expert. He was in the Anti-Terrorist Squad, Confidential Unit, Crime Branch and a Special Unit Team tackling cyber–crimes and frauds. He also worked closely on the case of the “Terror Attacks in Mumbai”. Mr. Wagh was honoured in Times Power Men of the Year 2020 awards list.

Mr. Makarand Wagh states, “Our motto is to revolutionize and create a cyber safe world with our specialised services. When we started dealing with cybercrime investigations with various government agencies, we realized the lack of technical awareness in the investigating team. Then we started the process of training them & also lay a base foundation by training students. We are very glad to foray into Tamil Nadu & interact with the students here and explore them to the new career opportunities in Cyber Crime Awareness & Prevention”.

Mr. Sagoon Wagh, Co-Founder & Director, Macans Infotech & Macans Technologies, added, “Macans offers a one-stop remedy and care for all problems related to cyber threats and training. There is a huge demand for cyber security and digital forensic investigators & our well trained team analyse specific problems at the grass root level & offer them effective solutions

Mrs. Sridevi Shetty Wagh, Co-Founder & Director, Macans Technologies, added : “In a very short span of 1 years since our inception, we have had covered enough ground in India & till date have conducted 35 webinars ,15 on ground trainings & workshops & have worked with well-known corporates & business houses. Going forward, Post Tamil Nadu we plan to expand all over the country & provide our cutting edge solutions in curbing the Cyber Crime menace.

They have also conducted webinars on Cyber Psychologist with Psychiatrists in their expert panel. They organise live & virtual seminars, workshops, online training programs, Certificate, Diploma & Advanced courses for students, Police & Security forces & Companies.

Macans has conducted Digital Forensics & Cyber Security Seminars, Webinars, & Panel Discussions across India in : National Service Scheme College of Vocational Studies (University of Delhi); DAV, Legal Next (Pune), Edelweiss Gallagher Insurance Broking (Mumbai); Pillai College of Engineering (Mumbai); JBCN International School (Mumbai); D.Y.Patil University School of Hospitality & Tourism Studies (Navi Mumbai); Digital Gurukul (Indore); Lovely Professional University (Punjab); Arkansas Group of Colleges (Chandigarh); Guru Nayak Dev University (Amritsar) Technical Student Society; Manipal University (Jaipur); National Service Scheme of Shri Bharati Niketan Manila PG Mahavidhyalya, Jaipur; Thakur Shyamnarayan College of Education & Research (Mumbai), Dy Patil Law college-Pune,Vishwakarma Institute of Technology -Pune.

The Company has done some outstanding investigation in solving Cyber Crimes including in the recent Bollywood actor cases following the demise of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. They are the official agency for various Government agencies such as EOW, ED & NCB. By Invitation, Macans has also been conducting training sessions in several Police Stations across India due to growing incidences of Digital crime. Criminals use every technology tool at their disposal to hack into people’s accounts and steal money or personal data. Macan’s intention is to educate academicians, Corporates, Government & the police on risk prevention & mitigation, fraud detection, digital forensic investigation, techno legal services, fraud risk management, security

The topics covered to help the police stay aware & alert in this digital age included: Post incident investigation; Unique and specialized ways to retrieve data from mobile phones; prevention of data theft frauds related to personal and business data; types of malware; types of cyber attacks etc. Women Police Sub Inspectors have also been awarded with certification after attending training sessions.

Macans Team has been felicitated by Zonal Director NCB Mr. Sameer Wankhede by presenting appreciation certificate for extra ordinary work done in high profile cases, excellent execution of work, highest integrity, worked in day and night continuously. A classic example of Duty Before self!

Macans is working on Digital Forensic Investigation with many private and public companies in India and abroad and has trained officers of many agencies on digital fraud investigation and worked for many government agencies in investigation of high profile cases.

Macans works with leading companies such as NSE, TATA Motors, Aditya Birla Group, L&T Group, Kawasaki, SKF and Central-State investigative agencies amongst others. Macans is a specialist in Computer Forensics (otherwise known as “digital forensics”), which is a process of electronic discovery to acquire digital evidence, analyse facts and report on a case by examining digital devices such as computers, hard drives or any other storage media or network conducted by a suitably trained computer forensic analyst in order to investigate a claim or allegation. Forensic Investigation comprises Computer Forensics, Cyber Crime Investigation, Mobile Forensics, Forensics Data Recovery, Secure Data Eraser, E-Discovery, E-mail, Investigation, Digital Forensics Investigation, Information Security Audit Gap Analysis, Cloud Forensics, Robot Forensics, Drone Forensics, Mac Analysis, CCTV Analysis and Corporate Investigations amongst others. Macans has national and international certifications in creating accredited laboratory, leveraging IT security techniques, handling information security management and quality management.

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