Awareness sessions for students, teachers concluded

Karachi: Microsoft Pakistan has taken another step in its effort to raise awareness and educate young generation on internet safety and security, by conducting 15 sessions on “Internet safety & security” in various cities for young students and teachers in Pakistan. Microsoft Pakistan conducted these sessions in different institutes of Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar to raise awareness about internet safety and security for young users and teachers. The sessions involved Microsoft speakers highlighting the importance for safer use of technology involving parental control guidance and online gaming. The speakers also provided tips for managing online reputation and preventing online bullying scenarios.

Amir Rao, Country Manager for Microsoft Pakistan said, “The concern for online safety and security is a global issue. The ever-changing ways kids interact online has made it difficult for parents to keep pace with the latest safety and security dimensions.”

“At Microsoft, We are making efforts in raising awareness to educate young students and teachers by providing them knowledge and tips to counter misuse of the Internet, which can turn out to be the best way they can stay better protected online.”

Microsoft Pakistan opened its offices in 1999 with over 200 partners all over the country.

MS Pakistan is Part of the NEPA subsidiary which comprises Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and the Palestinian authority. As the use of software and technology increases with the number of Pakistani companies and individuals depending on IT as part of their everyday life, the company is poised to thrive even more over the coming years.

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