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11:05 pm - Friday November 17, 2017

Students enlightened on role of social media in cyber crimes

Staff Reporter, Bhopal

Sagar Institute of Science and Technology (SISTec), department of computer science and engineering, Gandhi Nagar Campus organized an expert lecture on Social Media Security. The invitee expert speaker addressing the lecture on Social Media Security was Ms Garima Purohit who is serving as Information Security Professional at Infosys, Pune.

Garima Purohit addressed the gathering of over 150 students of various streams and explained how social media has impacted our lives. She enlightened students on the role of social media in cyber crimes and shared information to students on its preventive measures and guided not to be a victim of such crimes (especially for girls and women). She highlighted the importance of cyber laws and punishments along with the importance of protecting our personal information as sensitive data.

The objective of expert lecture was to make students aware and vigilant on the sensitive issues – social media threats, attacks, security issues, net-etiquettes etc. She also demonstrated few examples on how to handle one’s sensitive data yet remaining socially connected.

The session concluded in an interactive mode with do’s and don’ts on social media. Sudhir Kumar Agrawal, Chairman Sagar Group, Siddharth Agrawal, Managing Director, Sagar Group and Executive Director, Pawan Grover congratulated and motivated the department for conducting expert lecture series on regular basis.

Dr. Pallavi Bhatnagar, Principal SISTec welcomed and extended thanks to the expert speaker.

Posted in: Bhopal

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