Kathua Campus organises workshop on Information Security Awareness

Kathua Campus organises workshop on Information Security AwarenessA workshop on ‘Information  Security Awareness’ was organised for the MCA  students of Department of Computer Science & IT, Kathua Campus ,University of Jammu today.

The workshop was conducted as part of a series of workshops on Information  Security sponsored by Department of  Electronics , Govt. of India in collaboration with National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) Jammu. Sh. Darvinder Singh Oberoi , Scientist E  and Sh Shilender Kumar were the resource persons for the Workshop.

The broad theme of the Workshop included information security concerns. The resource persons enlightened participants about hacking issues, phishing, spoofing, WAP encryption, wireless network security , firewalls, spywares and mobile  spoofing. Online threats in general and threats related to hacking in particular, their implications, and preventive measures were discussed in detail.

They distributed three books related to Information Security Awareness to each student individually titled “Hand Book of Information Security”, “Student Hand Book” and “Operating System Hardening and Tool Kit”. The workshop was well received by the participants. The initiative was coordinated by Dr Vivek Sharma, Deepak Gupta, Surbhi Gupta, Suresh Singh, Amit Sharma.

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