It is essential to provide security to everyone on the internet: Mustafa Jabbar

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Digital and Telecommunication Minister Mustafa Jabbar commented that digital security is essential for all types of internet users including children.

He said safe internet is essential to build skilled human resources capable of tackling the challenges of digital art revolution. To achieve this goal, we will have to work in a coordinated way by determining to do the right thing.

The task of securing digital security is not a single department and agency act, said Mustafa Jabbar. It is easy to deal with the situation if the concerned agencies including the Digital Security Agency and the law enforcement agencies work together.

The minister said this while speaking as the chief guest at the Digital Security and Duty Headworks Workshop organized by Digital Security Agency and Information Technology Division in Dhaka on Saturday.

The minister said the government started work on Digital Bangladesh three years before the fourth industrial revolution was discussed in the world. No one even thought that digital safety law would be introduced in Bangladesh. Its coverage in the digital world and its security is a huge issue. There is no scope to debate about it.

Children need to use the Internet to create skilled human resources to combat the global challenges of the future. The minister said that in order to provide a safe Internet to the new generation from the age of five years, the minister will have to make arrangements.

Because we are asking for achieving skill on the internet, on the other hand, if not able to secure their security, it will not be possible.

Referring to the digital war in the coming days, the minister said, there is a need to gain huge potential in this regard. In front of the wonderful technology, the driverless car will run, the Robot Garments Industry will serve as an alternative to the people.

The Minister stressed the need for technology to be protected by technology and creating awareness.

Presided over by ICT Division Secretary NM Ziaul Alam, and in the presence of the Policy Adviser Anir Chowdhury of A2I, Senior Member of Parliament, Aparajita Haque, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Affairs Secretary Mohammad Shahidul Haque, Director General of Digital Security Agency Md. Rashedul Islam and BASIS President Syed Almas Kabir spoke on the occasion.

The Vice-Chancellor of Canadian University of Bangladesh presented the keynote paper. Mohammad Mahfujul Islam.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Monirul Islam and ISPAB President Mohammad Aminul Hakim took part in the discussion in the discussion.