Session on Cyber Wellness 'Do You Think You Are Safe Online?'

Session was held on 12th September, 2022

Time: 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.

Venue: NIE Hall

The internet at present has definitely made our lives easier by connecting us to the whole world. With the tremendous increase and growth of internet users online, the concerns of cyber security, cyber bullying and cyber hygiene are pertinent. Considering this the Cyber Wellness Centre, Panjim presented a session on “Cyber Wellness” to the teacher trainees and the staff members of NIE. 

The resource person, Ms. Sonal Naik, discussed the nature and types of cybercrimes that take place like photo morphing, cyber terrorism, online gambling and also deliberated on how to handle cyber bullying online. Several case studies were shared with the audience and they were further sensitized towards privacy and security of data. The various Cyber Laws of India and their punishments were also shared and discussed.  

She concluded the session by sharing some practical tips to avoid digital frauds and also shared the website for reporting Cyber Crimes. Your safety is in your hands. Stay alert, Stay safe! 

Mentors: Dr. Russell De Souza, Mr. Raymond Pereira and Ms. Sangeeta kadam

Report written by: Erica Fernandes