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Workshop on cyber crime

T. Madhavan
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at Dr. MGR University: Director of Fire and Rescue Services Department R. Nataraj and President of Dr. M.G.R. University ACS Arunkumar at the CSE-CSI Workshop.
at Dr. MGR University: Director of Fire and Rescue Services Department R. Nataraj and President of Dr. M.G.R. University ACS Arunkumar at the CSE-CSI Workshop.

The workshop on ‘Frauds and Crime in Digital World,' organised recently by Dr. M.G.R. University, was an eye opener to the public to protect themselves against cyber crimes.

In his address, Director of Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services (TNFRS), R. Nataraj, provided some statistics about the crimes and the convicts punished in the cyber field.

The president of Computer Society of India, P. Thirumurthy, spoke on the benefits of joining CSI and urged the participants to take an oath in the presence of Mr. Nataraj to be law abiding citizens in the cyber world.

President of Dr. M.G.R. University, A.C.S. Arunkumar, honoured the chief guests.

The workshop was organised by V. Cyrilraj, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Tamilarasi Suresh, CSI Coordinator of Dr. M.G.R. University.

The first session was engaged by cyber crime consultant from Bangalore Na.Vijayashankar. He spoke about various cyber crimes and how the victims can be legally protected through the laws of Cyber Act.

The second session was delivered by Vijaya Kumar, Additional General Manager, Karur Vysya Bank, Chennai.

He gave a detailed note on Frauds in Financial Services and how they can be avoided.

The afternoon session was occupied by Zaki Quereshey, Founder & Chairman, E2 Labs Information Limited, Hyderabad.

His lecture inspired the participants to enroll themselves into research in the field of cyber crime.

The last session was quite informative and was delivered by A. Ganesan, Chairman IETE, former DGM, BSNL.

He briefed on the area of Eavesdropping in Wireless networks. About 200 people participated from different parts of the State.

T. Madhavan

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