Bangladesh Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-GOV CIRT) has been formed as per the provisions of the Digital Security Act 2018 to ensure cyber-security of the country. Such drills are being conducted regularly to ensure data security in important government information infrastructures, informed the BGD e-GOV CIRT.
On the occasion of the 50th Victory Day of Bangladesh and Mujib Centenary in 2021, BGD e-GOV CIRT has organized three consecutive cyber drills. A two-day long cyber-drill will be organized on 23-24 August 2021 to enhance the skills of all university students and give them an idea of cyber-security through participation.
Drills will be conducted to increase the cyber incident handling efficiency of financial institutions. Besides, a national cyber drill will be held on December 12 on the occasion of ‘Digital Bangladesh Day’.
The cyber drill will be supported and supervised by the Digital Security Agency (DSA) and the Bangladesh Computer Council.