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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Seminar on cyber security held at Department of Journalism & Mass Communication

A seminar on cyber security and social media was held at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM).

Students and staff members including Faisal Shahzad, Dr Majid Ali and Muhammad Shahid attended the event, organized by the AWKUM’s Department of Journalism and Cyber Emergency Response Centre, which works under the KP Information Technology Board.

On the occasion, the Centre’s chief Dr Rafi us Shan said in the present age, the users must take care of their privacy while using the social media. He added that with use of 3G and 4G, the internet use has increased alarmingly, that’s why people need to be aware of cyber security.

The Centre’s course instructor Mujtaba Hussain discussed precautionary measures about how to save oneself from hackers’ attacks.

Chairman Journalism Department Dr Saqib Shehzad said on the occasion thanked the KP IT Board for organizing the event and said that such training workshops would continue.

At the end of the event, Chairman Journalism Department Dr Saqib Shehzad and Dr Rafi us Shan distributed certificates among the participants of the seminar.