Photo: KPMG globally celebrated Cyber Day. As part of this initiative, KPMG in India conducted a mass outreach program to educate young school children about being cyber safe. Reaching out to a whopping / impressive 3673 participants in schools across India, the company has set a new world record for conducting the “largest computer security lesson at multiple locations” at the same time.
Commenting on the achievement Arun M Kumar, Chairman and CEO, KPMG in India said “Educating students on Cyber Security is vital in today’s interconnected world. The firm has made a significant contribution to our communities through this novel and impactful initiative of conducting the largest computer security lesson to educate young school children.”
Akhilesh Tuteja, Global Cyber Security Co-lead and Head of Risk Consulting at KPMG in India, said: “The youth, especially school children are vulnerable to online fraud and crimes, with many of them falling prey to cyber predators in recent times. Such a scenario compelled us to put forth a cyber security initiative to address this cohort, reaching out to as many of them as possible.
Conducted through classroom training sessions across India, the unique outreach programme witnessed a record number of participants at multiple locations, who took the opportunity to gain knowledge on the increasingly crucial subject of cybersecurity.