SIBM Pune was honoured to host Mr. Kanishk Gaur, an eminent cyber-security expert, as part of the Cyber Jaagrookta Diwas, organized by the Information Systems and Media Relations Team (iSMaRT).
Mr. Gaur is a renowned cybersecurity, public policy, government affairs specialist, and digital technology expert, specializing in cybersecurity, data protection, privacy, policy regulation, safety and digital laws. He is a host, and technical commentator at leading news channels and TV shows as well as a columnist for India’s top news journals, i.e., Economic Times, Financial Express, Business Standard, and Print. He is a TEDx Speaker and a speaker at the Chamber of Commerce (ASSOCHAM, CII, FICCI).
Centered around the theme of ‘Cybersecurity in India: An Evolving Concern for the Nation’, the session provided the students with a wealth of information on the do’s and dont’s of cyberspace. Sir elucidated the different types of cybercrimes rampant today across the globe and the necessary steps we can take to protect ourselves from being victims. He laid emphasis on the utilization of the dark web nowadays for storing and selling data as well as the ways in which AI is being weaponized by fraudsters.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Gaur for his time and for enlightening the students and faculty on the necessary resources and tools to fight the menace of cybercrimes.
Dr R Raman
Director SIBM Pune
Dean – Faculty of Management – SIU