A digital masterclass on Cybersecurity — an emerging skill for the digital age was hosted by MAKAUT,WB and presented by Praxis Business School on 6th August, 2020. The speakers were: Hon'ble Vice Chancellor of MAKAUT, Prof. (Dr.) Saikat Maitra, Prof. Chranpreet Singh, Co-Founder and CEO, Praxis Business School, Mr. Koushik Nath, Cybersecurity Solution Architect, CISCO Systems, Prof. Samir Mukherjee, Head, Emerging Technology, MAKAUT, WB, WVRF-Indian Ambassador, IVRF-Director, Asia Pacific and Mr. Tathagata Datta, Director, Cybersecurity, Praxis Business School. The session was moderated by Mr. Nirupam Sen. Business Head, British Standards Institution.
The session started with Mr. Nirupam Sen introducing the distinguished panelists after which Hon'ble Vice Chancellor of MAKAUT , Prof. (Dr.) Saikat Maitra delivered his keynote speech. He said, " There is a renewed interest in cybersecurity as each and everything is happening over digital platform. Data is very precious and is considered as a fuel in the present world. Digital control of the entire supply chain management, finance sector, educational sector has increased the importance as well as the risk of handling data. This data
handling has become a culture now. Recently we have seen that Jamtara has emerged as the centre for all cyber crimes. Individuals suffer from data stealing due to these cyber crimes. So time and again people needs to be warned about the threats of dealing with data and technology. The bright side of all these is that several employment opportunity have emerged for the young generations. This is an area where the entire world will require more professionals. Cyber warriors will be needed to prtect common man's interest and to understand the basics of data security. We also need more tools and researches to make this area more efficient and effective." Finally Prof. Maitra congratulated Prof. Samir Mukherjee for arranging such a webiner which will help all the participants. He also expressed his sinere gratitude to all the panelists and wished the webinar a grand success.
He elaborated by saying, "Due to this digitalization, our way of living is changing. The way of education, making friends and even eating has changed a lot. So we need to be more open-minded, resilient and courageous to embrace the new. This webinar is a cog in the wheel for the entire process.
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