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WORKSHOP ON CYBER SECURITY HELD
25th April: A day long Workshop on
“CYBER SECURITY” was conducted by the Department of Computer
Science & Engineering of Regional Institute of Science &
Technology, (RIST) 9th Mile in association with “GRATIA
TECHNOLOGY” of Guwahati.
More than 100 budding engineering students of RIST, a premier
institute of higher and technical education in the NE Region,
took part in the workshop. In the workshop various issues of
Cyber security was discussed by the experts & shown practically
to the students, how to maintain the access control,
confidentiality & message integrity. The different types of
websites & email attack were discussed with the help of
practical examples. Cyber Security is one of the most important
domains for the future security in digital world.
Cyber security is the body of technologies, processes and
practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and
data from attack, damage or unauthorized access. In a computing
context, security includes both cyber security and physical
security. The workshop highlighted the importance of the
knowledge on Cyber Security since a proliferation of cyber
attacks is causing increasing damage to companies, governments
and individuals and therefore, it was emphasized that the
organizations need to respond to this increased threat by
adopting strict cyber security measures.
According to NASSCOM, India requires 70,000 cyber security
expert in every year but currently only 30,000 cyber experts are
usually coming out in a year.