NIELIT sensitises students on cyber security and emerging technologies
Dimapur, March 17 (EMN): National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT), Kohima, conducted a one-day awareness programme on ‘Cyber security and emerging technologies’ at Model Christian College on March 17.
The programme was implemented under project ‘Capacity building in IECT including training in digital skill sets and current industry demanding technologies for various sections of society in NE states,’ funded by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, government of India, an update from the college stated.
The resource persons were Moasunep Kichu, technical officer, and Morimenba Amer, joint director of NIELIT, Kohima.
Moasunep has elaborated on the meaning and the various aspects of emerging technologies. He explained in detail the ten emerging technologies mentioned under Futureskills Prime- IoT, VR, AI, Block chain, 3D printing and Modeling, BDA, RPA, mobile web development and marketing, cloud computing, and cyber security.
He also cited multiple instances of the application of each technology which have become an indispensable part of life.
Morimenba spoke on the importance of cyber security in an internet dependent world, which is exposed to several cyber security threats. He said, “90 percent of human negligence is seen when crime is committed.” He highlighted the different types of cyber crimes relating to identity theft, psychological tricks, online banking etc., and concluded his presentation by offering certain tips to prevent exposure to such instances.
The awareness programme was attended by all students and staff of the College.