Cyber security competition held at Jahangirnagr University

JU Correspondent

29th July, 2020 04:03:10 printer

Cyber security competition held at Jahangirnagr University

The Cyber Crime Awareness and Networking Society (CAN Society) of Jahangirnagr University (JU) has organized a research-based competition to increase the cyber security involving knowledge among the students.

The competition titled "Reve Antivirus presents Cyber Quest 2020" was held on July 09 to July 27.

About 22 teams consisting of 66 students of both first and second year of the university participated the competition.

After completing a month long competition, top 3 teams were awarded by certificates, prize money, Cocoalab Chocolate coupon & Reve Antivirus total Security Licences for maximum 3 years.

Founder of CAN Society Md. Shariare Islam handed over the awards among the winners of the competition at the grand finale held on July 27.

Prof. Dr Mesbahuddin Sarker and Assistant professor K.M Akkas Ali of Institute of Information Technology (IIT), Ibnul Karim Rupen, deputy general manager marketing of Reve Antivirus, Tajim Md Niamat Ullah Akhund, lecturer, Daffodil University and Sayma Tasneem Hira, CEO at Nupu IT & Head of Marketing at Cocoalab Chocolate were present among others during the grand finale.

Speaking about the aim of organizing the competition, founder president of the organization Md. Shariare Islam said, “CAN Society has arranged an online research competition based on the present State of cyber-crime of Bangladesh to create awareness about cyber security. It also helps the people to maximize their data security by finding the solution to mitigate cyber-crime in our country. We believe, awareness is the first step to mitigate the risk of cyber-crime.”