Jalandhar, November 19, 2018: Former Governor of several Indian States, Mr. Krishan Kant Paul reached Lovely Professional University campus today. He kindled the latest knowledge among LPU students on ‘Smart City & Cyber Securities’ through his expertise. Interacting with the students of diverse streams, Mr. Paul guided them on how to control cyber-crimes; how cybersecurity can be taken to the masses; how renewable energy resources to be best utilized in a smart city; how cyberspace is common to all; and, much more. Prior to this, LPU Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal greeted the distinguished speaker at the campus and let students know about his illustrious achievements throughout his high profiled administrative career.
Complementing and congratulating LPU team for selection of topic of the day, latest & smart facilities at the campus, Mr. Paul inspired students to feel honored on studying at one of the best campuses. Delivering a speech on the topic, he informed students that smart city and cyber securities are interlinked topics and these should be considered in unison. In the late nineties, the information sector emerged as a power revolution and keeping pace with the time India is a global player now.
Presently, improving the civic services with smart solutions to infrastructure and more, smart cities are on the rise, where artificial intelligence (AI) along with Internet of Things (IoT) is playing a major role in improving the quality of life. With this, cybersecurity is also to play a major role, as cyberspace and its access to all is open and easy. In order to have the faith of the people in such systems, related governments should ensure checks in unauthorized intrusion in data, where secure cyberspace is a must. For this strengthening of the Law should be there.
Talking about ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) computer system, Abhay Software implemented in Andhra Pradesh; elite guest invoked all, “we must have a control on Artificial Intelligence. Moreover, an international committee based on all stakeholders should uphold common International Laws on Cyber Securities. Ultimately, the supremacy of the human mind has to be ensured. Otherwise, fictional humanoids can become reality and pose a threat to humanity”.
Highlighting, in addition to being former Police Commissioner of Delhi, Member of Union Public Service Commission; a versatile genius who interacted with LPU students today, Mr. Krishan Kant Paul had also been Governor of many Indian States including Uttarakhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Nagaland. A Ph.D. in Fluorine chemistry, Mr. Paul had rightly been chosen for his expertise on the topic, as he has experience of working in the Intelligence Bureau (IB) & the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) of the country. In addition, he has wide-ranging experience of urban policing and is known worldwide for cracking the first ever cricket betting racket. However, Mr. Paul has maintained his touch with the academics and continued writing on various matters of current interest.