‘Cyber Jaagrookta Divas’
Aligarh : Students were provided with the understanding to deal with cybercrimes in a coordinated and comprehensive manner in the ‘Cyber Jaagrookta Divas’ observations on the theme, ‘Cyber Crimes and Safety’ at the Centre for Skill Development and Career Planning, Women’s College, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
Prof Naima Khatoon (Director, Centre for Skill Development and Career Planning) said: “We observe the ‘Cyber Jaagrookta Diwas’ on the first Wednesday of every month to raise awareness on online safety and security. When students and others are aware of cyber security, it means they understand the potential impact a cyber-attack can have on their lives and work. This awareness campaign will go a long way for the empowerment of women and safety of female students”.
She added: “There has been a sharp rise in cyber crime against women and online frauds and the necessity to raise awareness has become imperative”.
Expert speaker, Malik Mohd Arshad discussed kinds of cyber crimes and the security measures that one needs to take.
He explained the process of filing complaints against online crimes and frauds on the Government of India portal, www.cybercrime.gov.in.
Mohd Arshad also apprised students on safe use of mobile Apps, USB storage device security and preventive measures to avoid online forgery and fraud.
Dr Samreen Hasan Khan conducted the programme attended by over 100 students.