Security awareness

(RI 228) Richards Hall, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, 02115

This cybersecurity workshop empowers students with practical knowledge to navigate the digital world safely. It covers key threats, secure practices, personal data protection, and home network security. Participants learn to create strong passwords, avoid phishing and malware, use two-factor authentication, and manage their online footprint to protect their data and contribute to safe online world

Feb 2, 10:15 – 11:45 PM

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About this event

This event is focused on the necessity to be secure in this fast-paced world with ever changing security challenges. We shall be covering different aspects of cybersecurity such as common cyber threats like ransomware, safe practices such as strong passwords, two-factor authentication, protecting personal information such as data privacy, etc. and how to stay updated with latest security trends to overcome social engineering, duplicate identity attach etc.

This event also covers how Google keeps the account very secure, what has some of the best practices followed by Google and also why they are required in place even at cost of some inconvenience for better security, etc. For those who attend in person, there will be giveaways of swags*. 

We shall also provide the resources for further learning through guides, websites, courses.

Note:
There will be photography of the event and the participants are required to be comfortable to be filmed for social media posts. 


*The number of give aways are limited and will be given based on engagement in the session as the discretion of the organizers. These swags do not represent that the people are part of the organization, The recipients might be required to show that they follow us on social media and have registered for the event, else we own the right to cancel the giveaway. 

When

When

Friday, February 2, 2024
10:15 PM – 11:45 PM UTC

Facilitator

  • Manikhanta Praphul Samavedam

    GDSC NEU-Boston

    President

Organizers

  • Manikhanta Praphul Samavedam

    Northeastern University

    GDSC Lead

  • Surya Krishnamurthy

    Northeastern

    Technical Lead

  • Puja Chaudhury

    Northeastern University

    Outreach Lead

  • Neel Shahanand

    Digital Media Specialist

  • Jayasurya Sangeeth

    Digital Media Specialist

  • Arpan Patel

    Project Lead

  • Shrey Patel

    CareWallet

    Project Lead

  • Rishab Shukla

    Northeastern University

    Associate Events Co-Ordinator

  • Susheel Sriram Ananthan

    Northeastern university

    Treasurer

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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