Srinagar: HDFC Bank Ltd, Saturday conducted a secure banking workshop under the on-going ‘Mooh Bandh Rakho’ campaign for J&K police and local district administration. Mooh Band Rakho campaign aims to create awareness on cyber frauds and ways to prevent them.
The digital workshop was attended by Tahir Ashraf, SSP Incharge, Cybercrime, Jammu & Kashmir Police along with other senior Police officials from J&K Police. Senior officials from district administration were also part of this workshop. From the Bank, Toshar Dhar, regional head – risk intelligence and control, conducted the workshop in presence of Iftikhar Ahmed, circle head at HDFC Bank and other Bank officials.
The campaign touches upon simple steps such as not sharing card details, CVV, Expiry Date, OTP NetBanking/ MobileBanking Login ID & Password over Phone, SMS, email and social media. Further, the objective is to educate the general public to be conscious about not falling prey to frauds by clicking on online links from unknown sources.
Nationally, the bank launched the campaign at a virtual event organised on 16th November 2020, in the presence of Retd. Lt General Dr Rajesh Pant, National Cyber Security Coordinator, Government of India and Mr Jimmy Tata, Chief Risk Officer, HDFC Bank. The workshop with J&K police is part of more than 1000 such workshops the Bank will conduct across the country in the next 4 months.
“The workshop with senior Police and district administration officials is part of our effort to work with important stakeholders on creating awareness on secure banking. This campaign line ‘Mooh Band Rakho’ underscores the need to be vigilant, both to fight the pandemic and also save yourself from falling prey to fraudsters online. And all it takes is to follow simple steps like not sharing private information like OTP, Pin or clicking on unauthenticated links online,” said Iftikhar Ahmed, circle head, HDFC Bank.