Quick Heal’s CSR initiative, the foundation, honours the universities, teachers and the students in Pune

  • The first edition of the award ceremony recognized the tremendous work done by volunteering institutions, teachers and students on its ‘Cyber Shiksha for Cyber Suraksha’ program
  • These awards will be felicitated in Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Solapur and Aurangabad through the month of February and March, 2023
  • To date the initiative has touched over 29 lakh lives and in FY23 alone, the efforts have educated over 1.3 lakh lives in Pune region

13th February 2023, Pune: Quick Heal, a global cyber security solutions provider, through its CSR arm, today, organized the first edition of its ‘Cyber Shiksha for Cyber Suraksha Awards’. The award ceremony acknowledged the remarkable contribution made by volunteering universities, teachers and its students spreading awareness on cyber safety specially amongst the marginalised sections of the society. Pune edition awards were given in presence of Anupama Katkar, Chairperson, Quick Heal Foundation and the academicians from 6 participating institutions.

The awards ceremony was organized at KES’s Pratibha College of Commerce & Computer Studies in Chinchwad area of Pune. Volunteering institutions included Agriculture Development Trust's Shardabai Pawar Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Dr D Y Patil Unitech Society's Dr D. Y. Patil College of Arts, Commerce & Science, Kamala Education Society's Pratibha College of Commerce & Computer Studies, MIT Arts, Commerce & Science College Alandi, MKSSS's K. B. Joshi Institution of Information Technology, and PDEA's Annasaheb Magar College.

Universities, teachers and students were awarded under separate categories, the winners for which were finalized as per data received from the colleges describing the action, activities and outreach efforts by showing active participation in its ‘Cyber Shiksha for Cyber Suraksha’ program. A dedicated Voting page was created on the Quick Heal Foundation website where the nominated performances were posted as video clips.

Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Anupama Katkar, Chairperson, Quick Heal Foundation and Chief of Operational Excellence, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, said, “Our purpose - ‘securing futures’ is only made possible through the collective efforts of many individuals and organizations. Today I extend a heartfelt thanks to all our partners including the DSCI, Maharashtra Cyber Cell, and the local police for their invaluable support of ‘Cyber Shiksha for Cyber Suraksha’ initiative. And of course, at the first edition of our awards in Pune, we acknowledge the phenomenal work being done by our warriors – the students, torch bearers - the universities, and the teachers in spreading awareness on cyber safety amongst all touching over 29 lakh lives to date.”

The next four editions of the felicitation ceremony will be organized on 15th February in Mumbai, 3rd March in Nagpur, 9th March in Solapur and 14th March in Aurangabad respectively.

About Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. is a global cybersecurity solution provider. Each Quick Heal product is designed to simplify IT security management across the length and depth of devices and on multiple platforms. They are customized to suit consumers, small businesses, government establishments, and corporate houses. Over a span of 27 years, the company's R&D has focused on computer and network security solutions. The current portfolio of cloud-based security and advanced machine learning-enabled solutions stops threats, attacks, and malicious traffic before it strikes. This considerably reduces the system resource usage. The security solutions are indigenously developed in India. Quick Heal Antivirus Solutions, Quick Heal Scan Engine, and the entire range of Quick Heal products are proprietary items of Quick Heal Technologies Ltd.

For more information, please visit: www.quickheal.co.in

About Quick Heal Foundation:

Quick Heal Foundation is the CSR arm of Quick Heal Technologies Limited, Global leading cybersecurity products, and Solutions Company. We have leveraged over 25 years of experience in simplifying security to chart a brand new course in our journey - towards 'Securing Futures.'

Our initiatives in corporate social responsibility address pressing challenges to development outlined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Through efforts to promote education, employment enhancement, vocational training & cybersecurity awareness, we seek to provide innovative and technology-based solutions to these global hurdles. Implemented by the Quick Heal Foundation, each of these initiatives go on to help ensure a future with a promise of success and security for all.

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