The Online Faculty Development Programme on Cyber Security from 8 to 12 February 2021, sponsored by AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy, was conducted by the Department of Computer Applications.
Dr Alwyn Roshan Pais, Head, Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal was the chief guest at the inaugural programme. Delivering the keynote address he stressed on the need for preserving online transactions by maintaining anonymity. Security is not a one time achievement but an ongoing process.
Mr Robinson Dsouza, Founder, CyberSapiens United LLP, was the Guest of Honour at the occasion. Addressing the audience he spoke on the importance of enabling two factor authentications for social networking sites.
Sr Dr M. Venissa A.C., Principal, St Agnes College (Autonomous) presided over the function. Sr M. Carmel Rita A.C., Administrator, St Agnes College (Autonomous) was also present.
Mrs Malavika Adyanthaya, Coordinator ATAL FDP, Head, Dept of Computer Applications and Computer Science briefed the audience on the fourteen sessions to be conducted during the five days FDP.
Ms Jonita Rasquinha compered the inaugural programme, Mrs Seementhini Carol Fernandes welcomed the gathering and Mrs Sreevalli Shetty delivered the vote of thanks, Asst Professors from the Dept of Computer Applications.