Information Security is a process of preventing unauthorized access, counter threats, confidentiality, disruption and modification of business information, and protecting companies’ data which is secured in the system from the malicious purpose. A breach in digital security can cause serious problems and countless damage to the organization’s image and exposure of secrets. Having important information leaked or stolen can result in serious financial problems and can even lead to bankruptcy of an organization/institution.
Considering the importance of Information Security in today’s digital world, Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) in collaboration with Tech Flickers (First SECP Registered Incubation company of CUST) organized three-week short training course entitled “Information Security and Forensics” starting from 18th June 2021.
The training was conducted by Mr. Arslan Akram (Tech Flikers Pvt Ltd, CUST). The closing ceremony was graced by Dean Research & Innovation, Prof. Aamer Iqbal Bhatti, and HoP, Software Engineering, Prof. Aamer Nadeem. After a welcome note by Assistant Director, ORIC, Chief Guests were requested to distribute certificates to the successful candidates. More than thirty students from CS, SE and EE departments attended the course. The ceremony concluded with acknowledging remarks and significance of Information Security and protection against cyber-attacks for organizations in present world, presented by Prof. Aamer Nadeem and Prof. Aamer Iqbal Bhatti.