A cyberbullying awareness event was held at the Integrated Science Building, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) by Project Management final year students recently.
Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari also attended. Systems Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Integrated Technologies Dr Quentin Cheok Hoon Nam was the guest of honour.
The ceremony began with a welcoming speech by event chairperson Nurehsan binti Abdul Zabar. She shared how cyberbullying is a vicious cycle of hate and the importance of being kind to each other on the Internet. The event continued with a panel discussion moderated by Ahmad Zaimi Fa’aiz bin Haji Zaim on cyberbullying and coping with cyberbullying.
The panellists included Brunei Computer Emergency Response Team’s (BruCERT) security analyst, Nomi Hafiz Zakiah Haji Pawi, Nexta-cloud Technologies’ Chief Operating Officer Amalina binti Haji Ash’ari, model, actor and entertainer, Jehan Wasli and local YouTuber Syafi Halim. The discussion aimed to raise awareness on cyberbullying and its implications. The panellists also shared their personal experiences on cyber harassment.