A seminar called “Ensuring Cybersecurity and Preventing Cyber Crime” took place at Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET). The seminar was organized by the Department of Information and Communication Technology’s Digital Security Agency (proposed National Cyber Security Agency). The seminar was led by Dr. Md. Al Mehdi Hasan, the head of RUET’s Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering.
Mr. Abu Sayed Md. Kamruzzaman NDC, Director General of Digital Security Agency presented the main article in the seminar. Professor Dr. Shamim Ahmed from Rajshahi University was also a speaker.
Teachers, students, ICT officials, DSA officials, and journalists attended the seminar “Ensuring Cybersecurity and Preventing Cybercrime” at RUET.
The seminar’s chief guest stressed the importance of staying updated about cyber risks and responding to them. They emphasized the need for industry collaboration and thorough cybersecurity training for students.
The Director General of DSA emphasized the importance of the recently enacted Cybersecurity Act, 2023, and discussed different aspects of cybersecurity to protect the country’s online space.
He explained DSA’s plan to protect the 34 Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) announced by the government. He also talked about the activities and future plans of the Digital Security Agency, which is a proposed National Cyber Security Agency.
Explain the functions of the Cyber Forensic Lab and the training of the students in the lab. He informed that the government is working tirelessly to ensure cybersecurity.
The speaker, Professor Dr. Shamim Ahmad, discussed how universities can help ensure cybersecurity and prevent different types of cyber crimes during the seminar.
He thinks that we can create a safe cyber system by developing our own software and hardware. He also believes in quickly implementing advanced cybersecurity and information security programs in our country.
Focus on countering cyber threats by hiring skilled ICT graduates through the implementation of an ICT cadre.
Seminar attendees asked questions about safe internet use, cyber security, preventing cyber crime, and cyber security laws. The questions were answered by keynote speakers, panelists, and DSA officials.