The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) arranged a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program on “Managing the Cyber Security Risks: The Role of Management Accountants” at ICMAB Ruhul Quddus Auditorium, ICMAB Bhaban, Dhaka on July 23, 2019.


Mr. Mustafa Jabbar, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Post, Telecommunication & Information Technology attended the program as Chief Guest. Mr. M. Abul Kalam Mazumdar FCMA President of the Institute presided over the Program.


Mr. Md. Ziaul Karim, Chief Technology Officer, Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd. presented key note paper. Mr. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed FCMA, Managing Director & CEO, Robi Axiata Ltd. was present as Discussant.


The minister said the present government is working to ensure cyber security. He emphasized the importance of raising awareness among all in this regard.

President ICMAB mentioned that India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and other regional countries are earning billions of dollars through Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). In Bangladesh, where labour cost is one of the lowest, outsourcing market is more prospective. Most of the unemployed people are eager to work but they lack proper training and opportunities. He also mentioned that the ICMAB students and members are most capable to do the accounting BPO.

Mr. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed FCMA, Managing Director & CEO, Robi Axiata Ltd. discussed about the role the managemnet accountants can play in managing cyber security risks.

Mr. Md. Abdur Rahman Khan FCMA, Secretary ICMAB delivered the welcome speech and Mr. Md. Kausar Alam FCMA, Vice-Chairman, Seminar & Conference Committee, ICMAB offered vote of thanks in the program.

A good number of professional CMAs took part in the question & answer session which made the program very lively.

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