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Cybercrime policies/strategies

Bangladesh published a new Cybersecurity Strategy for 2021-2025 centred around 4 pillars:

  • Digital Government
  • Human resource development
  • IT industry promotions
  • Connecting Citizens.

Those 4 pillars are divided in several strategies including:

  • Enhancing national cyber security governance and ecosystem
  • Improving organization management and business operation
  • Strengthening cyber security incident management and active cyber defence
  • Enhancing Bangladesh’s cyber laws to address current and emerging threats
  • Enhancing capability and capacity of cybercrime enforcement.

Specialised institutions

Chapter Eight of the ICT Act creates a Cyber Tribunal & Cyber Appellate Tribunal to adjudicate of cybercrimes.

There are some Cybercrime prevention agencies like The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), Bangladesh Computer Security Incident Response Team (bdCERT) have been set up for the purpose of curbing cybercrimes.

Bangladesh has also set up various specialized cybercrime police stations. Cyber incident response unit and ‘a cybercrime investigation cell’ and ‘IT Crime Forensic Lab’ are set up by the Bangladesh police to fight against cybercrime or crime related with computer and other IT technology.

In the Digital Security Act 2018, a Digital Security Agency is established, in order to ensure the fulfilling of the Act.

Jurisprudence/case law

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