Date 9 March 2017
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
International Cyber Security Conference organized by Bangladesh Computer Council took place in Dhaka on 9 March 2017. Norway Registers Development AS was the leading partner of the conference. NRD CS and NRD Bangladesh participated in and contributed to International Cyber Security conference.
Mr Rimantas Žylius, the Managing Director at Norway Registers Development AS, gave a keynote speech on cyber security worldwide trends. At least 20 foreign cyber security experts and 200 government officials attended the conference. The conference marks the one year anniversary of BGD e-GOV CIRT (Bangladesh Government Computer Incident Response Team) establishment. BGD e-GOV CIRT was established with assistance from NRD Companies and NRD Cyber Security. State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak delivered a special gift for the successful cooperation to Rimantas Žylius, Managing Director of NRD AS.
Declaration 2017 on strengthening cybersecurity was endorsed at the International Cybersecurity Conference and signed by honorable State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak. The declaration asks organizations to take full responsibility for cyber security of their activities and services provided and declare that cyber security is a Management issue and not a technological one. Full text of the Declaration is available here: https://www.cirt.gov.bd/declaration-2017-on-strengthening-cybersecurity/.