Awareness program on Cyber Security organised at NERIM

Guwahati, January 29: Guwahati based NGO UTSAH (Universal Team for Social Action and Help) organized on Monday organised an interactive session at NERIM Group Institution in association with UNICEF on Cyber Security. Theme of the session was “Protecting
Children and Young Adults in the Cyberspace”.

Additional Director General of Assam Police Harmeet Singh (IPS) was one of the invited delegates of the session. Singh also interacted with the students on various aspects of vulnerabilities and protection on the Internet.

Following this, Mridul Chakraborty of the Cyber Department gave insights into ways of protecting oneself from cyber crime. He also added that in most of the cases of cyber crime, it is the youngsters who are involved.

Singh also advised everyone to be very careful while sharing a post or video in social media, as it adversely affects the public sometimes. He also asked to check for authenticity before believing in anything that one comes across in social media.

By Shibani Kalita

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