Department of Computer Science and Applications Skill Enhancement
Press Note for Establishing Center of Excellence in the University
DAV University Jalandhar in its pursuit to impart skill enhancement training to its budding female engineers, conducted an 18-day training session on “Cyber Security” in collaboration with ICT academy, sponsored by Honeywell- a CSR initiative. The objective of this session was to enhance the skill sets of the female candidates of B.Tech CSE, BCA, B.Sc. Computer Science and B.Sc. Mathematics and provide them with the necessary knowledge to embark on their technical journey. The training aimed to emphasize the importance of “Cyber Security”. The program began with a motivating speech by Honorable Vice-Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Kumar, highlighting the academic and industrial efforts in imparting practical knowledge-based education to students and emphasizing the necessary skills they need to possess to succeed in their technical journey. He along with Dr. Arvind Mahindru (Coordinator, CSA) whole heartedly welcomed industry experts Mr. Abinandhan Pandey (State-head NCR, ICT Academy), Mr. Ravi Sharma (Manager Academic Operations) and Mr. Vishal Sharma (Expert Trainer, ICT Academy) with token of appreciation and expressed his gratitude for Industry-academia collaborated initiatives. The key note address was given by Mr. Abinandhan Pandey regarding the need of awareness about cyber security and cybercrimes and the preventive mechanism to be adopted by people at large to protect them from becoming victim to it. He also highlighted that cyber security is a concern for all modern organizations. The discussion covered various aspects of cyber security, including cyber threats, forms of cybercrime, cyber law, fraud, and hacking. The ICT academy presented a “Certificate of Membership” to Prof. Dr. Manoj Kumar. The session was concluded on a successful note in terms of generating awareness about cyber security and met its objectives.