ORIC Holds Hands-On Crash Course on “Ethical Hacking”
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/Cyber-Security in today’s digital world, Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) organized twenty (20) hours Crash Course entitled “Ethical Hacking and Cyber-Security” starting from 13th June 2022. The course encompassed advanced understanding of cyber-security, cyber threats, modern approaches to protect against cyber-attacks and virtuous hacking.
The concluding ceremony of the course was graced by HoD CS, Prof. Nayyer Masood. After a welcome note by Assistant Director, ORIC, Prof. Nayyer Masood was requested to distribute certificates among successful candidates. A total of 20 participants attended the course including the faculty members from IBA Sukkur and FAST NU, Faisalabad. The Resource Person for the course was Mr. Amer Zaheer (faculty member, CS Department, CUST). The ceremony concluded with acknowledging remarks and significance of Information Security for organizations and protection against cyber-attacks in present world, presented by the chief guest. He also congratulated the successful attendees and endorsed the efforts of ORIC for conducting a successful event.