Customer Service Manager of Techlane Resources Rick Low got the ball rolling with his presentation ‘Cyber Crime Today’. Starting with a detail explanation on the types of common malware to attack computers, he also spoke about the reasons why cyber crime is such a lucrative business.
Giving simple and humorous examples to explain complex facts, he advised the education officers present at the seminar about the importance of having a complete antivirus and internet security software installed on every computer.
He spoke about cyber terrorism and the reality of the situation in the world today. He also gave examples of real cases of cyber crime in Malaysia and how Kaspersky will be able to prevent us from becoming victims of such scams.
He commenced a Q&A session at the end of his talk, giving away free gifts such as t-shirts and limited edition stamps to active participants of the session.
Product Manager Kaspersky Lab Alex Ng began his talk on ‘A world of Opportunities, A world of Threats’ at 11a.m. talking about social networking sites and how attackers can use this popular medium to cheat users. He went on to talk about the various existing threats in the cyber world. The audience was kept entertained as he managed to inject some humour into the serious issue.
Next, Kugan from Antivirus365, the authorized eStore for Kaspersky products in South East Asia came up to tell the audience about the special contest on the AV365 official forum. Members with the highest number of quality posts on the forum would have a chance to win the latest exclusive product from Kaspersky Lab, Kaspersky PURE. The audience was encouraged to join the contest and participate in the ongoing conversations and fun on the online community of Antivirus365.
To wrap up the session, Matthew, Accounts Executive from Techlane Resources gave a short talk about how teachers can earn a side income with Kaspersky.
A representative from the Bahagian Teknologi Pendidikan Negeri Selangor thanked the speakers for their efforts and gave away certificates to all the participants of the seminar.
The verdict? It was a short and sweet enough to keep the audience interested yet proved informative and truly beneficial to all those present!