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Common man should be sensitised about cyber attacks: Workshop

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

The need for exercising caution while using mobiles phones to avert cyber attacks was today stressed at a workshop on cyber security and forensics here today.

Common man should be sensitised about the dangers of cyber terrorism, city Police Commissioner A Amalraj said inaugurating the two-day workshop at Bharathiar University here.

"All of us should be aware of the cyber threats happening in day-to-day life and plan accordingly to prevent them," he said.

University vice-chancellor, A Ganapathy said by virtue of its dynamic nature, cyber security required continuous tracking of evolving technologies globally and its alignment with a country's Research and Development objective and agenda.

Around 250 persons, including faculty, scholars and students are participating in the workshop.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 20:29 IST