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Expert Lecture on “Cyber Security & Cyber Crime”

Department: Electronics and Communications Engineering – (Skill Development Cell)

Name of Event: Expert Lecture on “Cyber Security & Cyber Crime” – Date of Event: 28/03/2019

Objective of Event:

1. Develop an awareness regarding cyber crime.
2. To ensure that connected systems are secure and to maintain their integrity in all aspects.
Resource Person: Shri Jitendra Singh, Superintendent of Police, state cyber cell zone, IndoreParticipants: EC, CE and ME branches (II & III year)
Total no. of Participants: 200
Cyber crime is a crime in which a computer is the object of the crime (hacking, phishing, spamming) or is used as a tool to commit an offense (bank frauds, internet crimes). Cyber criminals may use computer technology to access personal information, business trade secrets or use the internet for exploitative or malicious purposes. Criminals can also use computers for communication and document or data storage. Criminals who perform these illegal activities are often referred to as hackers. Cyber crime may also be referred to as computer crime. Common types of cybercrime include online bank information theft, identity theft, online predatory crimes and unauthorized computer access. More serious crimes like cyber terrorism are also of significant concern.
Cybercrime encompasses a wide range of activities, but these can generally be broken into two categories:
1. Crimes that target computer networks or devices. These types of crimes include viruses and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks.
2. Crimes that use computer networks to advance other criminal activities. These types of crimes include cyber stalking, phishing and fraud or identity theft. Cyber security is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. These cyber attacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information; extorting money from users; or interrupting normal business processes. Implementing effective cyber security measures is particularly challenging today because there are more devices than people, and attackers are becoming more innovative. To get the students aware of the cyber threats and cyber security, Skill Development Cell, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering had organized an expert lecture on “Cyber Security and Cyber Crime” on 28th March, 2019 for the students of EC, CE and ME branches II & III year. The key speaker of the session was honorable Shri Jitendra Singh, Superintendent of Police, state cyber cell zone, Indore. Shri Jitendra Singh had done B. E. in Electronics from Bhopal University, M.SC. (Forensic Informatics) from Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland. He had also done PGDIP (Cyber Law Cyber Forensics) from National Law University, Bangalore. He is a certified cisco cyber security and network essentials. He is having around 20 years of experience in policing in various capacities. He is presently posted as superintendent of police with the state cyber cell zone, Indore.
He had been awarded commendation for cracking serial bank dacoity case involving members of terrorist outfit. He had been also recommended for Indira Gandhi National Integration Award for maintaining communal harmony through effective investigations online. He is awarded for apprehending international gang of internet banking fraudsters. He has also been actively involved in providing internship assistance to students of various institutes in cyber security. Future scope include that the students may get internship and an
opportunity to get placed in the zonal cyber cell.

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