A seminar on Cyber Security and Enhancement of Awareness about Information and Communication Technology Law was held on 28th March 2015 at the Seminar Room of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology. The Seminar was conducted under the Cyber Nirapotta Program of the Information & Communication Technology Division of the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications & IT. Two specialists chosen by the program management from Insight Bangladesh Foundation, Mr. Tanvir Hassan Zoha and Mr. Atiqul Islam Khan, spoke on the occasion very elaborately on various related issues.
Professor Dr. A. M. M. Safiullah, Vice Chancellor, AUST, Professor Dr. Kazi Shariful Alam, Treasurer, AUST and Professor Dr. S. M. A. Al-Mamun, Head, Department of CSE, AUST were present in the seminar as distinguished guests. The Head of the Department of TE and some faculty members of the CSE department were among the guests. A good crowd of senior level students of the university attended the seminar and took part in discussions.
Positive and negative impacts of internet and other communication technology on our personal and professional lives were discussed in the seminar. The speakers and the distinguished guests of the seminar emphasized on building adequate awareness about appropriate use of the technology, cyber crime and terrorism, legal issues of this type of crimes, possible security measures, available government and voluntary help lines, etc. The seminar was well taken by the attendees and seems to have been a great success.