School organises workshop on digital threats
CLASS 3 STUDENTS TOLD ABOUT CYBER CRIME AND HOW TO STAY OUT OF HARM’S WAY ON THE INTERNET
ZIRAKPUR: Dikshant International School organised a workshop on ‘digital threats and securities among children’ for students, teachers and parents on Saturday.
Titled ‘safe surfing’, the workshop was conducted by Rakshit Tandon, an advisor and investigation expert to the cyber crime unit of Uttar Pradesh Police at Agra. He is also a visiting faculty lecturer at Dr BR Ambedkar Police Academy, Moradabad (UP) and Haryana Police Academy, Madhuban, Karnal.
Rakshit shared with school students of Class III and above cyber crime issues. The idea was to sensitise students on the types of cyber crimes and preventive measures to be taken while surfing the Internet.
He also spoke on the Information Technology Act and the remedial measures that should be taken if one were victimised by cyber criminals. Tandon gave presentations to teachers and parents on cyber issues. Mitul Dikshit, director, Dikshant International School, said, “Technology has become an important part of our everyday lives. It is, therefore, important for us to educate our children about the safe use of technology. As parents, each of us needs to play a vital role in helping protect our children from various threats of technology.”