Imphal: The Manipur Adventure and Mountain Biking Association (MAAMBA) has observed National Cyber Security Awareness month on Wednesday.
In this connection a cycle rally was flagged off by Director of Information Technology N Deben from Kangla. After cycling a total distance of around 15 kilometers the cyclists assembled at the Manipur IT Park at Mantripukhri.
On this occasion, Director of MAHUD and CEO of Imphal Smart City Harikumar talked about the benefits of cycling and how Imphal can be developed into a cycle friendly city.
Head State e-Governance Mission Team Henry, spoked about the various precautions that need to be taken up while in cyberspace and social media. Vice-president of MAAMBA N. Kamalkanta covered the topics of health benefits and cybercrimes during his speech.
Deben deliberated on the importance of cyber awareness and how and why we should be taking care of our important information and data from phishing and cyber-attacks. He also thanked all the riders who had come out in large numbers to participate in the awareness campaign.
On the day around 107 cyclists participated in the awareness cycle ride. The event was organized by the MAAMBA in co-operation with the Department of IT, Government of Manipur along with Manipur State Information Technology Society, Government of Manipur.