I. What is Kid Glove?

Kid Glove is an initiative to create awareness among teachers, parents and children. Kid Glove was launched in 2015 as part of c0c0n – International Information Security & Hacking Conference held annually.

c0c0n X – 2017 is the 10th Edition of our Annual International Hacking and Cyber Security Briefing. Kerala Police had been spearheading the Conference in the past nine editions, along with the Information Security Research Association - India Chapter (ISRA - a registered non-profit organization) in association with the POLCYB-(The Society for the Policing of Cyberspace), a not-for-profit society based in British Columbia, Canada.

II. What is Kid Glove CFP?

Kid Glove invites Call for Papers (CFP) from students and teachers from schools on topics on Child Online Safety.Students and teachers can submit their papers to Kid Glove. The papers will be evaluated by a CFP Review Committee. The best papers selected will get the opportunity to be presented in c0c0n X – 2017 - International Information Security & Hacking Conference held on 18-19th of August at Hotel Le Meridien, Kochi, India.

III. How can I participate in the CFP?

A maximum of two students and two teachers can submit their papers from each school. The paper must be signed by the Principal of the school along with the seal.

IV. What is the eligibility criteria for the CFP submission?

Only students of class 9th, 10th, 11th& 12th can participate in the CFP. There is no specific restriction for teachers in submitting the CFP.

V. Is there a deadline for submitting the CFP?

The last date for submitting the CFP is July 29th,2017 24:00 Hrs. IST. Any submission after this will not be accepted.

VI. Are there any charges for participating in the CFP?

No, there will not be any charges for participating in the CFP.

VII. What are the topics available for submitting the CFP?

The topics we recommend for the CFP follows

  • Students
    • Sleep, Screen & Teenagers
    • Impact of Cyber Bulling and Cyber Harassment
    • Identity Theft
    • Do students really require Smartphones?
    • Empowering children with digital citizenship
  • Teachers
    • Internet Addiction & Children
    • The role of teachers in the digital era
    • The need for teachers to cope up with Technology
    • How ICT can help in ensuring Child Online Safety
    • Why India should invest in Child Online Safety
  • However, you may also choose a topic of your choice in Child online Safety.

    VIII. How can I submit the CFP to Kid Glove?

    • Submission are accepted over the email only.
    • You can send the CFP to
    • Email subject should be: CFP Kid Glove - [Paper Title]
    • Submissions send to any other email IDs will not be accepted.

    The cover page of the CFP shall have the following details

    • Student/Teacher Name:
    • Job Role/Handle:
    • School Name:
    • Address:
    • Country:
    • Email ID:
    • Contact Number:

    IX. Can I send a CFP directly to Kid Glove?

    No, you cannot send a CFP directly to Kid Glove. You must get the signature and seal of the CFP from the principal.

    X. What happens if we send more than two CFP papers from each school?

    If we receive more that two CFP from teachers & students, the first two (students & teachers) will be accepted and the rest will summarily be rejected.

    Thomas Kurian Ambattu

    Ph: +91.94470-22081

    Akash Joseph Thomas

    Ph: +91.94974-65363

    Zeema Manu

    Ph: +91.81298-04224

    Please note that CFP submission send to the above mail IDs will not be accepted.

    XII. General Guidelines

    • The CFP will be reviewed by the review committee for selection to c0c0n X – 2017.
    • Any CFP submitted without the signature and seal of the Principal for respective school shall summarily be rejected.
    • The decision of ISRA (Information Security Research Association) / CFP Review Committee shall be final.
    • There is no provision for re-assessment or re-valuation
    • The respective schools shall ensure that only two students and two teachers participate in the CFP.
    • CFP submitted after the last date will not be accepted.


Mini Ulanat

Systems Manager - Cochin University of Science & Technology.

Mrs. Mini Ulanat, Systems Manager of Cochin University of Science & Technology. She has over 28 years of rich multifaceted experience in IT covering areas of Software, infrastructural development, implementation and management of enterprise IT project . She has successfully managed and delivered business transformation/ change projects with particular focus on Academic Information System. Mini holds a Master of Technology in Computer and Information Sciences from Cochin University of Science& Technology and a B.Tech. in Elec. Engineering from Calicut University.

Ms. Mini received Chevening Fellowship in Cyber Security and Information assurance and was trained in Defence Academy, U.K, under Creanfield University during Feb – May 2015. She received her Fulbright scholarship in 2003 – 04 and spent a semester in various Universities of US including Virginia Tech, University of Pittsburg, Carnigie Mellon University and Stanford University as a Visiting Scholar. She also received CICC Scholarship, sponsored by Ministry of Information Technology and Industries, Govt. Of Japan in 1998. As a part of the Information Resource Management team of Cochin University, She underwent training in Technical University Delft, The Netherlands.

Monolita Chatterjee

Partner/Architect of Design Combine Architects and Designers, Cochin

Ms. Monolita Chatterjee, Partner/Architect of Design Combine Architects and Designers, Cochin , has several award winning resort architecture to her name, and also has been involved with several heritage and transformation architecture projects, in and outside Kerala. She has been part of the Urban Design team for the City Corporation, working on various Heritage and Renewal plans for the city.

Apart from her Excellence in Architecture, she is the Consultant /Advisor to Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala, for Social Welfare projects including Nirbhaya Homes, Children’s Home, EndosulfanRehabilitation Township.

Ms. Chatterjee is also the Founding member and First Principal Coordinator of Raising Our Voices Foundation, a Rights based organisation working on Gender and Violence. She is also an active volunteer for differently abled children, Raksha since 2003 and also for domestic violence/abuse victim counselling since 2004.

Adv. ShyamPadman

Corporate lawyer and management consultant, High Court of Kerala

Adv. ShyamPadman, Corporate lawyer and management consultant, High Court of Kerala. Did his law from the Govt. Law College, Calicut, LLM in Tax Laws from Calicut University and post graduation in Medical Law and Ethics (PGDMLE), from the National Law school of India University, Bangalore.

Ever since 1990 practicing, firstly under the tutelage of Senior Lawyer Adv.T.P.Aravindakshan and later independently, mainly on the civil side specialising in labour, consumer, cyber and corporate laws, appearing in the different courts in Kerala and the High Courts of Kerala and Karnataka, with associate office at Delhi. Senior partner of M/s.ShyamPadman Associates, Advocates & Legal Consultants, established by him in 1995. Conducting medical negligence and allied cases related to consumer disputes before the different Fora including the State and National Commission, New Delhi, constituted under the Consumer Protection Act. Life Member of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission Bar Association, New Delhi.

Legal Consultant and Working Committee Member of the Technology Business Incubator [TBI] of the National Institute of Technology, Calicut [NITC].

Is a member of the Expert Panel of Cyber Darshan, a program aimed at creating awareness among the school children on adverse impact of cyber crimes and importance of cyber security, of Centre for Development of Imaging Technology, [C-Dit], Trivandrum.

Conducted workshops for the Cyber Cell of Kerala Police at Trivandrum and Cochin. In December 2008 addressed the Judicial Academy, Jabalpur, MP, on the topic Cyber Laws – appreciation of digital evidence in a Court of Law. Was an invited faculty in the National seminar on ‘Cyber Crimes, Cyber Laws and Cyber Security’, hosted by C-DIT held on 9th Feb 2009.

Was a speaker in Training Programme held by Institute of Management in Government, Trivandrum, Kerala, India on ‘Cyber Law and Cyber Security for Judicial Officers and Prosecutors’ from 10th – 12th April 2010.