Zeal Cyber CellVikas Patil
With the vision to provide safe, secure and trusted cyber space for all users of cyber space, Department of Information Technology at Zeal college of Engineering & research has started Zeal Cyber Cell under Cyber Security Center of Excellence. Zeal Cyber Cell is established considering the need of awareness about good and bad effects due to tremendous rise in use of Information Technology and Mobile users over the globe.
Head of Information Technology Department, Professor Sandeep Kadam said that the prime objectives behind establishing cyber cell are to encourage students about Great Career opportunities available in Cyber Security, to increase awareness among society about information security & cyber security and also to enhance professional skills of students in information and cyber security through hands on practice.
Zeal Cyber cell is inaugurated by the hands of Maharastra Police , Pune Cyber Cell In Charge and Senior Inspector Mrs Radhika Phadake as a Chief Guest of the programme. Principal of the institute Dr A. M. Kate, Dean Academics of the institute Dr. S. D. Shirbahadurkar and Assistant Inspector, Pune Cyber Cell, Mrs. Swapnali Shinde, Professor Sandep Kadam, Coordinators, Professor Rahul Bhole & Professor Pranalini Joshi, Faculty members of the institute and students were present for inaugural function in large number.
Mrs Radhika Phadake gave information to the audience about Cyber crimes happening in various fields by sharing her actual experiences during 27 years of service at Maharashtra Police. She also made audience aware about continuously increasing misuse of social media by youth of the nation. Mrs Swapnali Shinde guided audience about securing ourselves and others from becoming victim of cyber crime. Guests also visited the Cyber Security Laboratory developed to carry out activities of Zeal Cyber Cell.
Founder President Mr. S. M. Katkar and Executive Director Professor Jayesh Katkar appreciated congratulated students for establishing Zeal Cyber Cell. Campus Director Dr. S.A. Deokar guided students and coordinators for successful establishment of Zeal Cyber Cell.
Inaugural Ceremony is concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Prof. Rahul Bhole.