Cyber Safe Abhiyan 2019

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Faculty of Computer Applications of Marwadi University, recently launched ‘Cyber Safe Abhiyan’, with a mission to spread the safety awareness amongst the youth who predominantly use the social media. The program was inaugurated by Shri.Ravi Mohan Saini IPS, Zone-1 Officer, Rajkot City. During his inaugural speech, he said that the mobile devices and social media have become essential aspects of youth. Students have to understand the safety measures before operating them. In order to manage the increasing trends of cyber crimes, the department is also fully equipped to trace any such things happening where common public are getting victimised. Complementary copies of the book ‘Cyber-Surakshit Mahila’ has been issued to all the women participants by the police office and Registrar of Marwadi University Shri.Naresh Jadeja. This book, written by Shri.Manoh Agrawal, IPS, Police Commissioner of Rajkot city contains 15 eye-opening sketches to ensure online safety of girls.

Two technical sessions were also part of the event. Shri.Krishna Sharma, Consultant, Marwadi University provided couple of demonstrations on how the hackers make use of the weakness of a system to gain access to other’s personal data. Dr.Rahul Nikam, Faculty of Law, Marwadi university delivered a session on ‘Cyber Law’, different IT acts available against people who indulge in cyber crimes. Dr.Sridaran, Dean, Faculty of Computer Applications welcomed the gathering.

Earlier, a live demonstration stall was also inaugurated by the police official and Provost Dr.Y.P. Kosta of Marwadi University, wherein the cyber security students provided useful information and also live demonstration of various prominent cyber attacks including ‘ Mobile Hacking’, ‘Cyber Bullying’, ‘DoS / DDoS attacks’ and so on. Over 300+ students from various colleges of Rajkot city and the university’s own students and some parents attended the event and found the event highly useful.

Faculty of Computer Applications with student volunteers have made all the arrangements related to the event.


Program Schedule

Time Description
09:30 AM to 09:50 AM Inauguration of Cyber Security Awareness Exhibition by Guests (Location: FDP Hall, PG Building)
09:50 AM to 10:00 AM Welcome Address by Dr. R. Sridaran Dean – FoCA
10:00 AM to 10:20 AM Inaugural speech by Shri. Ravi Mohan Saini, IPS – Zone 1 Officer
10:20 AM to 11:20 AM Expert session 1 by Mr. Krishna Sharma, Consultant, MU
11:20 AM to 11:50 AM Expert Session 2 by Dr. Rahul Nikam, Faculty of Law, MU
11:50 AM to 11:55 AM Vote of thanks by Prof. Dimple Chauhan, Program Coordinator – Cyber Security
Thanks speech was given by

Prof. Dimple Chauhan.

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