PSPS PG College for Women Gandhi Nagar hosts seminar on “Cyber Hygiene” for non-teaching staff


JAMMU : Department of Computer Applications Padma Shri Padma Sachdev Govt. P.G College for Women Gandhi Nagar, in collaboration with IQAC & Department of Commerce, on Friday organized a seminar on “Cyber Hygiene” for the nonteaching staff of the College.
The programme was held under the patronage of the College Principal, Prof. Minu Mahajan and attended by non-teaching employees of the college. She stressed upon the non-teaching staff to participate actively in such activities which will make them aware and safe from cybercrimes. Prof. Mamta Gupta, HoD Commerce welcomed the Resource Person and said that cyber hygiene is needed to be practice regularly.
The Resource Person on the occasion was Prof. Rohit Gupta, who stressed on the need for cybercrime awareness with the increased dependence on IT post-pandemic enumerated the steps that should be taken to secure personal information. Prof. Rohit Gupta presented a Power point presentation on CYBER HYGIENE which was about training oneself to form good habits around cyber security so that one can stay ahead of cyber threats and online security issues. Cyber hygiene aims to maintain hardware and software’s basic health and security, ensuring they are protected from threats such as Malware. It will also help us to keep up to date with software and operating systems. He further discussed some of the problems which cyber hygiene is designed to address like Data loss, Out of date software, older antivirus besides Security breaches, Password Changes, Software Updates, Hardware Updates, Managing New Installs, Employing a Cyber Security Framework etc. A total of 45 non-teaching staff attended the seminar.
The whole event was organized by the committee constituted for Cyber Jaagrokta (Awareness) Diwas which includes Prof. Rohit Gupta (Nodal Officer), members’ viz. Dr. Ashok Kumar, Prof. Rajinder Kumar Prof. Poonam, Prof. Mamta Kundal, and Dr. Javaid Iqbal. Dr Suresh Kumar , Coordinator IQAC and Prof. Anuradha Gandotra , H.O.D Food Science and Technology also graced the occasion. Prof. Mamta Kundal coordinated the whole Programme.
The technical support for the event was provided by the Department of Commerce.


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