The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, DAV College, Chandigarh conducted a workshop on “Essentials of Networking” and a technical skill enhancement test “Swiftest Fingers” on 20-08-2015 for the students of BCA / M.Sc. (IT). The principal B.C. Josan inaugurated the events and motivated the students to participate in the various technical / programming / logical and skill development events to achieve comprehensive growth and development of the young technocrats for the future endeavors. The Resource people for the workshop were Mr. Rajiv Nayyar and Mr. Rakesh Garg from the leading networking solutions provider: “Infowiz-Software Solutions”, a firm registered with CII and national award winner for the best IT Centre of 2014-15. The workshop was organized to enlighten the students about the various aspects of networking and internet security and the latest networking tools and techniques prevalent in the research and development industry. Using a live project, Mr. Garg demonstrated how various networking tools can be helpful in saving our valuable data from hackers and other malicious programs on the internet. He also gave some handy practical tips to overcome frequently encountered bugs in network centric programming. The technical test was organized to provide an opportunity to the students to evaluate their logical skills. Around 150 students attended the workshop and participated in the technical test.