Cyberlaw University organized the “Vice Chancellors’ Round Table on Cyberlaw, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity” on Thursday, 26th November, 2020 from 11.00 am IST onwards under the aegis of the International Conference on Cyberlaw, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity.
In today’s pandemic times when cyberspace has become so essential for the education, online teaching has become the new norm. Education stakeholders across the world need to be cognizant of the various cyberspace issues that online teaching and the use of the internet bring across.
The Vice Chancellors’ Round Table on Cyberlaw, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity helped to share perspectives and experience of different Universities and Institutions in the area of online education and also sensitized them about various challenges that the use of cyberspace is throwing up for the educational ecosystem as a whole.
The said Round Table was chaired by Mrs. Kusum Duggal, Eminent Educationist and Vice Chancellor of Cyberlaw University.
The key areas which were discussed in the said Round Table were as under:-
- Current state online education;
- Practical challenges being faced by education stakeholders concerning the adoption of online teaching and online learning during Covid-19;
- Cybercrime and cyber security challenges in online ecosystem;
- Other practical teething problems faced by educational stakeholders;
- New strategies that education stakeholders in the online space need to incorporate to deal with emerging new challenges of cyberspace as also Cyberlaw, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity.
The Virtual Vice Chancellors’ Round Table on Cyberlaw, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity was addressed by Prof. Gurmeet Singh, Vice Chancellor, Pondicherry University, Dr. Vijay Kumar Singh, Dean, School of Law, UPES, Mr. Kumar Gaurav, Chanakya National Law School, Patna, Dr. Tabrez Ahmad, Vice Chancellor & Dean School of Law, GD Goenka University.
During the course of the discussions at the Round Table, apart from the aforesaid topics, it was also discussed and emphasized by Prof. Gurmeet Singh, Vice Chancellor, Pondicherry University regarding his approach towards assisting other Universities by availing each other’s facilities at the University.
It was also discussed that these Universities could collaborate with Cyberlaw University to enable their students to take the full advantage of learning courses related to Cyberlaw, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity.
The deliberations ended with the very positive note and it was decided by all participants that some constructive work must take place among the various Universities.