Thursday, 25 February 2016

Two-days Cyber Security Workshop Begins at MCM

By 121 News

Chandigarh 25th February:- A Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan ( RUSA ) sponsored two-days workshop on Cyber Security and Information Management began today at MCM DAV College For Women. The Department of Computer Science and Applications organized the workshop with the vision to impart conceptual and practical hands-on training on cyber security strategies.

Arun Soni, MD, TCCS, Er. Sahil Bhagla, CEO, EH1 Infotech and Manjot Kaur, a researcher conducted the workshop on the first day with focus on creating awareness about significance of IP address, Router vulnerability, Social Engineering hacking attack and protection, Facebook vulnerability and protection, and Phishing. This was followed by a practical session in which the participants were required to put to practice the various cyber security strategies demonstrated during the workshop. 

RUSA coordinator at MCM Neena Sharma said that cyber security is a very topical issue and there is a need to sensitize people to save from cyber crimes.

Indu Arora, Head, Department of Computer Science and Applications thanked RUSA for providing the department a platform to spread awareness about the rampant menace of cyber crimes like hacking and online frauds.

Commending this initiative, MCM Principal Dr.Nisha Bhargava said that given the pervasiveness of informational technology in every aspect of our lives, it is important to equip ourselves with the knowledge about managing crucial information and safeguarding it from theft or unauthorized access.

 

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