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4th national confce on info security held at DIU
The 4th National Conference on Communication and information Security -2012 (NCCIS-2012) observed on 31 March 2012 at DIU Auditorium Faculty of Science and Information Technology (FSIT) of Daffodil International University organized the day long conference.
Engr. Abul Kashem Md. Shirin, Deputy Managing Director, Dutch Bangla Bank Ltd. inaugurated the conference as the chief guest. Prof. Dr. Aminul Islam, Founder Vice Chancellor & Emeritus Professor of Daffodil International University was present at the inaugural session as the Guest of Honor. Prof. Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University presided over the conference and Keynote papers in the conference was presented by Prof. Dr. Abdus Sobhan, School of Engineering and Computer Science of Independent University of Bangladesh. The conference was also addressed by Prof. Dr. S. M. Mahbub-Ul Haque Majumder, Dean, FSIT, Professor Dr. Golam Maowla Chudhury, Convener, 4th NCCIS-2012 and Prof. Dr. Engr. A. K. M. Fazlul Hoque, Secretary, Organizing Committee. Two sessions were conducted on "Communication Technology" and "Information Security"
Around 500 faculty members, students and high officials from different public and private universities participated in the conference. Addressing as the chief guest Engr. Abul Kashem Md. Shirin said, ICT platform is not limited to LAN, but expanded to intranet and internet which made the business and communication very flexible and highly controlled, however exposed to unknown ICT security risk.
To mitigate such risks, government of many countries around the world is preparing and many have already adopted various standards and regulations on ICT securities which the companies, banks or financial institutions should follow to improve its IT security.
In this regards he cited the example of the international regulations like Sarbanes- Oxley, Gramm- Leach-Bliley Act & USA Patriot Act, and international Standards like ISO-27001 & BS-7799 and national policies and acts like National ICT Policy-2002, ICT Act-2006 and Bangladesh Bank's guideline on ICT Security for scheduled Banks and Financial Institutions, he added.
He also mentioned the use of industry specific security policies like ATM formulated by Master Card and Visa Card i.e EMB security, e- Commerce Transactions- secured by 3dc code, RSA, Authentication Server and SWIFT used in the banking sector for transfer money from one bank to another bank through out the world.
He said, ICT environment is changing day by day and to keep pace with the latest changes of ICT more research work is required and today's conference is an example of such research endeavor. He wished that through this conference the students of CSE, ETE, EEE, Software Engineering will get the opportunity to get experience and share their views with the country's renowned IT Professional.
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