As humans increasingly intertwine their lives with the digital world, cyber security has become a growing concern across the globe, India being no exception. Creating awareness amongst individuals is the only way to prevent such crimes. Keeping just this in mind, the Sheila Raheja Institute of Hotel Management (SRIHM) hosted a special seminar on Cyber Frauds Awareness on 21st June 2023 from 3pm to 4:30 pm.
The event began with the lighting of the lamp and the singing of the National Anthem in the auditorium of the institute. Dr. Harish Kumar Purohit, Director of SRBS and Rotary Club president, Mr. Dharmendra Sharma acted as the gracious hosts for the afternoon. The keynote speaker for the day was Shri Bal Singh Rajput – Dy. Commissioner of Police, Cyber Crime Wing. Mr. Rajput began his delivery with a brief introduction to the Mumbai Police Cyber Crime Wing and covered topics such as Cyber Crime Hotspots, Motives and Types of Cyber Crimes - Fake Profiles, Search Engine Edit Frauds, Sextortion Frauds, Investment Frauds and Electricity Frauds.
Honorary trustees Mr. and Mrs. Wadhwani who were in attendance, put forth questions that were answered by the speaker. Students of all three departments – SRIHM, SRBS and LSR were present and received a deeper understanding of the cybercrime and cyber security landscape in India.