Online Quiz Competition on Social Engineering Attacks and Security Measures by Stay Safe Online Campaign, MeitY, India
About the Competition
The Online Quiz Competition on Social Engineering Attacks and Security Measures is organized by Stay Safe Online, a campaign run by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. This competition serves as an important initiative to create awareness and enhance understanding of online safety and security measures. With the increasing prevalence of social media platforms and the rapid adoption of digital payments, it is crucial for individuals to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to protect themselves in the online world.
Aims & Objectives
This competition aligns with India's vision to become a trillion-dollar digital economy. It aims to sensitize individuals of all ages, particularly students, about the potential risks associated with online activities and the importance of implementing effective security measures. By promoting cyber hygiene and reinforcing the safety of citizens in the digital realm, the competition strives to contribute to the creation of a safer online environment.
The competition welcomes participants from diverse backgrounds and age groups, including children, students, women, teachers, faculty, senior citizens, homemakers, academicians, NGO professionals, specially-abled persons, and officials of Central & State Governments. This inclusive approach ensures that individuals from both rural and urban areas can actively engage in the competition and benefit from the knowledge and insights shared.
About the Quiz
The quiz comprises 10 thought-provoking questions that assess participants' understanding of social engineering attacks and the corresponding security measures. Within a time frame of 5 minutes, participants will have the opportunity to test their knowledge and learn more about the intricate aspects of online security.
Prizes & Certificates
The competition recognizes excellence and achievement. The top 10 participants with the highest scores will be awarded cash prizes, with each prize amounting to Rs. 10,000. Furthermore, participants who achieve a score of 50% or higher will be presented with a digital participation certificate. This certificate serves as a testament to their active involvement in the competition and can be easily downloaded from the website during the specified quiz period.
How to Participate
To be part of this enlightening quiz competition, interested individuals can participate by following the link provided. The registration process remains open until July 31, 2023, allowing ample time for individuals to register and prepare for the quiz.
For any queries or further information, kindly direct your inquiries to ssoindia[at]cdac[dot]in. The organizers are more than happy to assist and provide the necessary guidance.