Cyber Security Unit able to prevent rumors: Kamal


Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Thursday said that Bangladesh Cyber Security Unit is quite capable of off-setting rumors and bringing the culprits to book, reports BSS.

“Our cyber security unit also plays a pivotal role to protect fake news and information. It is capable enough to preserve people’s rights in internet,” he said. The home minister came up with the remarks while speaking at a programme titled “Cyber Security Awareness for Women Empowerment -2019” at Business Faculty auditorium at Dhaka University.

“Emergency service 999 is now a popular way for ensuring people’s security, you can seek emergency help from special police anytime, anywhere,” said Kamal. He called upon conscious section of society to prevent rumors and inform concern authorities on such issues. Speaking on the occasion DIG Md. Shah Alam said, “We often faces trouble by sharing something on social media like Facebook. I urge all of you to be cautious as no one can harm you by blackmailing,”

Criminal Investigation Division (CID) of Bangladesh Police and Dhaka University IT Society (DUITS) took the initiative to train 2,000 female students on cyber crime, explanation of laws, safe usage of social media and process to give complaints. A total of 2000 students of five female dormitories of DU, Eden Mohila College and Home Economics College will be trained under the campaign titled “Cyber Security Awareness for Women Empowerment”.