Opera joins hands with IAMAI to promote ‘Safe Surfing’ in India
By Shwetank Dixitshwetankdixit. Tuesday, August 2, 2011 6:28:43 AM
The Internet is growing by the day in India, and more and more people are using it to enrich their lives. The Internet is truly powerfull, providing you with an amazing wealth of information and services right at your fingertips. However, as they say, with great power comes great responsibility. Thus its very important for us to know how to be safe on the Internet, and to be aware of how to protect ourselves against scams and other attacks online. Having such information is extremely important and usefull, and will make our online experience even more enjoyable. Usually, people who have been online for a few years, know many of these things over time, sometimes through the hard way.
Thats why we think its a great idea to go and talk to the to young people in schools, who are just getting to see the power of the online world, and make them aware of the things to know about being safe on the web. Opera is proud to announce its partnership with IAMAI on the 'Safe Surfing Campaign'. From August 2, Rakshit Tandon (Advisor- Cyber Complaint Redressal Cell, Uttar Pradesh Police and Consultant to the IAMAI) will visit schools in West and South India to conduct sessions on the tips of safer Internet browsing. I will also join him on select schools, and together we will be reaching out to thousands of school students. The talks will focus around some common attacks or scams which people fall for, and how to avoid and defend against viruses, malware etc, as well as just general best practices to be safe online.
The world wide web is an great thing, and we encourage everyone to be online, and if we are a little smart about it, then we can make our online experience safer and much more fun. Here's to a better web!