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Seminar held on Computer Security day at Quest Group

Data security & virus protection topics discussed in seminar at Quest group

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S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali) , 02 Dec 2016

A special seminar was organized by the IT department of Quest Group of Institutions on Computer Security Day for its Faculty , which is an annual event that is observed worldwide to help raise awareness of computer related security issues. This workshop was aimed at asking the question Is your computer and information secure & the goal of Computer Security Day is to remind people to protect their computers and information.During the seminar different topics like Viruses, PC security, Firewalls, Using strong passwords, Social engineering & Physical security of information resources and assets topics were discussed at this occasion.

While speaking on this occasion Information security professionals of the institute recommended various effortless but basic measures  like one can do several things to secure your computer or laptop like backing up files, scanning for viruses, using an air duster to clean your keyboard, or even posting a sign that simply says No Food or Drink near your computer, Change your password, back-up your data, delete unneeded files & eliminate dust from computer areas, Update your anti-virus program etc.Vice Chairma H.P.S.Kanda, who is highly technically savvy addressed the faculty audience by emphasizing that  this Computer  Security Day is a way of reminding all computer users that computer security and safety is an important personal and workplace responsibility. He added that a laptop is stolen every 53 seconds & hence it today’s world of technology it is of paramount implication to save  our gadgets including our mobiles,ATMs,credit cards etc from threats like  virus attacks,unethical hacking etc by becoming more conscious & updated.


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