Marathwada Mitra Mandal’s Institute of Management Education Research & Training, Pune and Padmashree Vikhe Patil Chair for Cooperation and Rural Development, Department of Commerce, Savitribai Phule Pune University jointly organized a workshop on Financial Cyber Security. More than 50 students from various colleges across Pune city including IMERT and MMCOE MBA were the beneficiaries.
Today the world is becoming digital. Digital revolution is happening rigorously, particularly in the developing countries. The digitization is entering into every corner of our life. Now this revolution is unstoppable. New generations are becoming dependent on data usage; rather, it is becoming addict to it. When internet is making our lives easier,it brings some challenges in front of us. Information security is one of them. Techno savvy young generation uses data the most. But while using the data and browsing the internet, unknowingly they may commit some mistakes. Such mistakes may be termed as crime as per the law.
To make this young generation aware about such cyber crimes, MM's IMERT, Padmashree Vikhe Patil Chair for Cooperation and Rural Development, Department of Commerce, Savitribai Phule Pune University jointly organized a workshop on Financial Cyber Security on 05/10/2018. The resource person was Mr. Ajay Nikumb, CEO, Shashwat Solutions, Pune. Mr. Nikumb is a well-known personality in the field of Ethical hacking and Cyber security. He is a consultant to many banks for security of their data. Due to digitization, lot of data of the customers is created and saved. If this data is hacked from these servers, banks and or their customers may lose money. Prevention of cyber attacks or robberies are becoming a real challenge for banks. Mr. Nikumb made the audience aware about how to keep our data secured. What are the safety measures to be taken while making online transactions; even how to protect our emails.The details of such transactions were shared by him with the audience. He also unfolded some mysteries of the hacking as well. At the end of the programme, there were lot of queries from the audience which were aptly answered by Mr. Ajay Nikumb.
The programme was inaugurated at the auspicious hands of Prin. Dr. B. G. Jadhav, Executive President, Marathwada Mitra Mandal, Pune. The programme was also graced by the august presence of Dr. M. M. Tapkir, Chair Professor, Padmashree Vikhe Patil Chair for Cooperation and Rural Development, Department of Commerce, Savitribai Phule Pune University. Introductory remarks were given by Dr. Shriram Nerlekar Director, IMERT. Dr.Rupendra Gaikwad was the Programme Convenor.