Adhikari Chiranjibi elected as Infosec Nepal’s President

Information Security Response Team  Nepal Presents First Annual General Meeting on IT Security -2017 ‘Let’s Build Secure Nepal ‘-A Cyber awareness program organized by Information Security Response Team Nepal on 5th august, Saturday.  Act against protection of cyber threats by making people aware and help society to minimize cyber security risk, program was directed by Mr. Chiranjibi Adhikari, Chairman of Information Security Response Team Nepal. With the opening of ribbon by Computer Association Federation’s (CAN) ex-president and chairperson of Nepal Certifying Company Mr. Biplab Man Singh, 1st annual general meeting was started. He said that security against such cyber-crime was totally ignored and the remaining plans and policies were not formulated correctly.

Laws and policies purposed on late 2000 was amended 7 years later but is not implemented precisely. Information Security is trending subject that is major risk where we must be aware before harmful attacks. The Legend ICT Personality Dr. Subarna Shakya also summarized InfoSec response team has a greatest role on act against data and network security. Development of e-governance in Nepal has raised information security to crucial level and every organization must take is seriously, he encouraged the meeting. Likewise, Nepal Rastra Bank’s Deputy Director Prahalad Giri informed Nepal banking system is depending on virtual currency and cash sales. He said both service provider and consumer must be aware on information security and influenced comprehensive research is important on cyber security. Chairman of Internet Society Nepal Bikram Shrestha enlisted that every organizations must have participation in digital media security and there must be strong policies and programs implemented thoroughly. Similarly, National Information Procedure Center’s (NITC) assistant director and Information Authorized Mr. Ramesh Pokharel, CAN Association’s Secretary Mrs. Sunaina Pandey Ghimire, Sano-Thimi Campus’s ICT department Head Mr.Reg Bhandari, Nepal Police Department’s Nabinda Aryal and ITSERT Nepal’s secretary also spoked and summarized that they have full supports on upcoming cyber awareness programs and events. New working committee on InfoSec Information security response team Nepal’s (InfoSec Nepal) first annual general meeting was held smoothly. New elected working committee was established by breaking the old committee in the meeting. Under the leadership of Mr. Chiranjibi Adhikari in among 17 committee members Mr. Kumar Pudasaini Vice president, likewise Secretary General Mr. Dhurbaraj Sharma Phuyal, Secretary Sovita Dahal and Treasurer  Netra Prasad Poudel were elected. Similarly, members were Dibyatara Shakya, Narayan Chhetri, Bharatraj Rijal, Niranjan Khakurel, Dr. Pramod Parajuli ,Niranjan Patel, Kuamr Poudel, Suresh Bhandari, Rajan Dahal, Bharatraj Upreti , Shiva Basnet and Arjun Adhikari . Different plans and policies were enlisted by the institution on general meeting where different awareness  programs on cyber security will be formulated precisely in upcoming days  .

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