WORKSHOP ON CYBER SECURITY HELD AT RIST
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.