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2-day training on cyber security concludes at Ampati

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From Staff Correspondent

Shillong, Aug 22: A two-day training programme on “Cyber Security & Cyber Crime” organized by South West Garo Hills district administration, in collaboration with MATI, Shillong for government officials of the district concluded at Ampati on Tuesday afternoon.

The training was conducted by officials of tiol Informatics Centre (NIC), Shillong, including Additiol State Informatics Officer Shekhar Dey, NIC Technical Director Harvest Synrem and NIC Network Administrator Manoj Sharma.

During the two-day session, they deliberated on topics like concepts and processes of cyber security, cyber forensics, case studies on cyber crime and cyber terrorism, network magement, parameters and principles for secure infrastructure, how to safeguard and mitigate risks of social media and IT Act, 2000. The district officials were also given a refresher on computer and networking & internet with basic components of computer and types of memories, booting process, registry, network components, overview of Internet, IP address & operating system and data storage basics to update their basic knowledge of computer and internet.

The training programme concluded with a deliberation on e-District Services using Services Plus by the NIC Technical Director. Every session was followed by an interaction between the resource persons and the participants.

Earlier, during a short iugural session on Monday morning, Deputy Commissioner CVD Diengdoh addressed the participants and said in today’s digital age it is important for all district officers to keep themselves abreast with technology and the modern-day virtual world. He urged the participants to make fullest use of this training programme to equip themselves with the basic knowledge of computer and networking and also safeguard themselves from cyber-related crimes.

Additiol Deputy Commissioner MT Sangma and Extra Assistant Commissioners WRG Momin and F Boro were also present on the occasion to facilitate the discussions and interactions during the two-day training programme.

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