• CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS TALK ATTRACTS OVER 100

     

  • Thursday, 28th September 2017

     

    BRUNEI Computer Emergency Response Team (BruCERT) yesterday held an awareness talk on cybercrime at Politeknik Brunei in the capital. A total of 121 students from the School of Information and Communication Technology were in attendance.

     

     

    SICT Students

     

    According to a press release, the talk covered issues such as Brunei’s Computer Misuse Act, social media trends and recent online threats such as ransomware, and the pros and cons of online shopping.

     

    Students were also treated to brain teasers such as spotting the difference between genuine and phishing websites. The event ended with a Q&A session where students asked for software recommendations to increase system security. Students also wanted to know the current methods of identity theft.

     

    Pengiran Mohd Farid Zulhusni bin Pengiran Aziz, Lead Trainer at ITPSS/BruCERT presented the talk, assisted by Eddysham Sanif and Siti Nor Izuana binti Ayob.

     

     

    Pengiran Mohd Farid Zulhusni bin Pengiran Aziz, Lead Trainer at ITPSS/BruCERT making a presentation.

     

    BruCERT offers free cybersecurity awareness talks for schools and educational institutions throughout Brunei Darussalam, providing valuable information on online threats, cyber safety and tips on keeping personal information secure.

     

     

     

     

     

 

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