Mangaluru, Sep 12: In today’s rapidly evolving digital age, the internet has become an integral part of our lives, connecting us to the world and providing numerous opportunities. However, this connectivity also brings with it the risk of cybercrimes, which can have devastating consequences for individuals and organizations alike. Recognizing the importance of raising awareness about cyber threats, the Rotary Club Mangalore recently hosted a cybercrime awareness session conducted by Cybersapiens, the cyber security experts.
Cybersapiens: Dedicated to educating and safeguarding
Cybersapiens is an esteemed organization dedicated to educating individuals and organizations about cybersecurity threats and best practices. With a team of experts well-versed in the ever-changing landscape of cybercrime, they are at the forefront of imparting knowledge and promoting safe online practices.
Successful awareness session: Equipping the community for a safer digital world
The cybercrime awareness session held at the Rotary Club Mangalore was a resounding success, thanks to the expertise and engaging presentation style of the Cybersapiens team. The session covered a wide range of topics, including:
Types of cybercrimes
Participants gained insights into various cybercrimes, such as phishing attacks, ransomware, identity theft, and online fraud. Understanding the different types of threats is essential for safeguarding against them.
Securing personal information
Protecting personal and sensitive information is crucial in the digital age. Attendees learned about the importance of strong passwords, two-factor authentication, and data encryption.
The session shed light on the art of social engineering, where cybercriminals manipulate individuals to gain access to their information. Participants learned how to recognize and protect themselves against such tactics.
Cybersapiens stressed the significance of reporting cybercrimes promptly. They provided information on the relevant authorities and steps to take in case of a cyberattack.
Cybersecurity best practices
The experts shared a comprehensive set of cybersecurity best practices to help attendees secure their online presence and stay safe in the digital world.
- The session left attendees with valuable takeaways, including:
- A heightened awareness of the various cyber threats that exist
- Practical knowledge on how to protect personal and sensitive information
- The ability to recognize red flags and suspicious activities online
- Confidence in reporting cybercrimes to the appropriate authorities
- A commitment to adopting cybersecurity best practices in their online activities
The cybercrime awareness session conducted by Shashidhar Patgar from Cybersapiens at the Rotary Club Bala Bhavana, Mannagudda, Mangalore, was a significant step in empowering individuals and organizations to protect themselves against cyber threats. In an era where our digital footprint is constantly expanding, knowledge about cybersecurity is more critical than ever.