Safer Internet Day celebration

Safer Internet Day is a global event, which is celebrated all over the world. The main goal of this event is to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology, to empower children and young people to use internet respectfully, responsibly and creatively.

Nazarbayev University as a member of SID committee was holding a series of seminars on the theme of internet security on the February 5, 2019. Together with IT companies, employees and students we were talking about security threats, which could be met, while working on the internet. We also have placed information stands, where we talked to students about Internet security and gave gifts.


11:30 - 12:20 Microsoft

«The basics of cybersecurity in 2019»

Cyberspace is the new battlefield. We are seeing attacks on civilians and organizations from nation states. Attacks are no longer just against governments or enterprise systems directly. We are seeing attacks against private property—the mobile devices we carry around everyday, the laptop on our desks—and public infrastructure. What started a decade-and-a-half ago as a sense that there were some teenagers in the basement hacking their way has moved far beyond that. It has morphed into sophisticated international organized crime and, worse, sophisticated nation state attacks

12:30 - 13:30 V-Office

«Types of threats, types of protection systems»

A practical look at the existing types of threats and protection from it

13:40 - 14:20 Pacifica

«Digital hygiene rules or how not to get hooked on the attacker»

What are the basic rules for safe work on the Internet and with e-mail should be followed in order not to fall on the hook of the attacker. Practical phishing.

14:40 - 15:40 Life2Win

«You are the best hacker weapon»

How an employee can harm a company and how a company can protect against such an employee.

14:40 - 15:40 Check Point

«Security strategy for the future»

As the world becomes more connected and networks continue to evolve, securing IT environments is becoming more complex than it once was. We are now facing large scale attacks that quickly spread and move across attack vectors and industries. These attacks are more sophisticated than ever, crossing mobile, cloud and networks, and bypassing conventional defenses that are based on detection. However, the security deployed by most businesses is generationally lagging behind and incapable of protecting against such attacks.

15:50 - 16:50 KPMG

«Social engineering and cognitive hacking: the evolution of threats with the development of digital identification in the network»

The general term for attacks is social engineering and cognitive hacking. In this lecture, we will look at the types and methods of attacks, and we will also give a practical demonstration (telegram extortion bot, phishing and e-mail substitution, device tracking)