The Computer Science and Engineering Department in association with EDC Cell organized a workshop on Information Security Awareness on 4th April 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the Spoorthi Conference Hall for CSE Students. The resource persons were Dr Alwyn Roshan Pais, Assistant Professor, NITK Surathkal, Mr I. L. Narasimha Rao, and Mr CH. A.S Murthy from Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), Hyderabad. Dr Rio D’Souza, HOD-CSE welcomed the gathering and introduced the speakers to the audience.
Dr. Alwyn R Pais explained the importance of the workshop and also stressed on the growing demand for information security professionals in the future. Mr. CH. A.S Murthy in his talk spoke about the various types of possible cyber attacks and computer viruses. Mr. I. L. Narasimha Rao explained about the recent cyber crimes and how to secure our information while browsing net, logging into mail accounts, the way to block some of the url's from children etc. He informed not to respond to fake lottery e-mails since it is a fraud. He mentioned the need for having strong password and verifying the e-mail ID thoroughly, with each and every letter in the email ID before responding to any e-mails in the business transaction. He also talked about risks involved in online shopping and explained some of the safety measures before going for online shopping. At the end of the workshop, HOD presented mementos to the resource persons as a token of gratitude. The event coordinator Mr Raghavendra Achar thanked Mr I. L. Narasimha Rao and his team on behalf of the SJEC Management, HOD, Staff and Students of CSE. Ms. Akshatha from VI Semester CSE was the emcee.
The Civil Engineering Department under the banner of Industry Interaction and Entrepreneurship Development Cell organized a Talk on How to become an Entrepreneur by Mr Ujwal D’Souza, Proprietor- Marian Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, Mangaluru, on 18th March, 2016 at 11:00 am, in Bishop Aloysius Paul Hall. Er Prem Salian, Treasurer - Association of Consulting Civil Engineers, Mangaluru, and Er Bharath, Member – ACCE, were the other dignitaries at the event.
Dr Nalini Rebello, HOD, Department of Civil Engineering welcomed the gathering and explained to the students the importance of these talks and its effectiveness in creating awareness. Mr Ujwal D’Souza in his talk, informed the students regarding the basic qualities required to become a successful entrepreneur. He further explained the areas into which graduates can look into and also explained regarding each and every documents that are essential to start a new firm. He also explained the different types of tenders and the procedure to quote a tender. The Technical Talk was concluded with a vote of thanks by Mr Prashant Kurdekar, Assistant Professor and Faculty Coordinator of EDC and IIC of the Department of Civil Engineering. 6th and 8th semester students attended the talk.