Muhammad Abul Kalam Azad

Muhammad Abul Kalam Azad

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Faculty of Science & Technology (FST)

kalam11@gmail.com


BANGLADESH UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONALS
Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka-1216

Biography

Currently Mr. Azad is serving as Head of Information Security at Eastern Bank Ltd with more than 20 years professional experience. Over the years, he has earned several professional certifications like CISA, CISM, CRISC, COBIT, CISSP, CDPSE, CEH, ISO 27001-LA and ITIL. He had several research work publication in different countries, including The USA, Spain, Germany, Egypt, Hong Kong, UAE and Thailand.

He also achieved following international recognitions as contributor
                OnCon Top 10 Cyber Security professional by OnConference, USA
    Cyber Sentinel Award 2020 (Global), organized by Enterprise IT World, India
    CIO 1000 Award by Enterprise IT World, India for emerging CIO at 2021.
    Covid-19 Super Hero (CISO) award, organized Enterprise IT World, India
Please visit his profile on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/MuhammadAbulKalamAzad

Mr.  Azad is a member of below professional societies:
1.    British Computer Society, UK
2.    Information System Audit & Control Association (ISACA), USA
3.    International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2), USA
4.    International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC - Council), USA
5.    Bangladesh Computer Society.

He is seasoned speaker on cyber security, data privacy, security governance and AI in home and abroad.  He has contributed significantly during the pandemic session to protect information system of the Bank as cyber-attack increased at lot during this time. For the organization has achieved PCI DSS & ISO 27001 compliance.  Recently his contribution covered in the different medias.

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

Education
S.S.C, M.A Sattar High School
H.S.C, Kabi Nazrul Govt. College
Honors, Bangalore University
Masters, United International University
PG Diploma , BUET

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

Journal Publication

1. 1.    Focus on Sub Continent - What are the top risk for BFSI industry today? Presented at GISEC 2023, held at Dubai.
2.    The Future of AI Powered Cyber Defense for Financial Institutions presented at FS-ISAC Europe Summit held at Madrid, Spain during 13-15 September, 2022.
3.    Best Practices to Secure API Implementations in Core Banking System (CBS) in Banks accepted by IEEE-CCWC 2022 conference at Las Vegas, USA on 12 January 2022.
4.    Md. Abul Kalam Azad , Salekul Islam, A.K.M. Muzahidul Islam and Md. Saddam Hossain Mukta, “Comparative Study of QoS Parameters for Different Web Services”, publication in the 7th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering & Computer Systems (ICSECS), Malaysia, 2021.
5.    Regular research paper on “Government Enterprise Architecture: Present Status of Bangladesh & Scope for Development” organized by world academy of science at 2010, held at Las Vegas, USA.                   
6.    Research paper on “E- Agent”, published at IT Toward Empowerment (ITE) 2007 conference held at Thailand, 2007.
7.    Poster on “Government Enterprise Architecture: Present Status of Bangladesh & Scope for Development” at 2nd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance coordinated by the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) at 2008 ,Cairo, Egypt.

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

Conference Papers

1. 1.    Webinar on Threat Intelligence, Dark Web Monitoring and Digital Risk Protection in collaboration with Bangladesh Ban organized by Cyble on 22 November, 2021.
2.    ISMG Virtual Roundtable on Social Engineering and Mobile Fraud Beyond Application Security on 21 December 2021.
3.    Panelist on Virtual Summit on 4th Industrial Revolution and BEYOND dated 16-18 September 2021.
4.    Speak at 5th Global IT Security Summit organized by Platinum Global Security, UK dated 18th October 2021.
5.    Public speaking on USA TV channel named channel 786 regarding Cell phone and Social Media security on 25 July 2021.
6.    Interview broadcasted on popular satellite channel “Channel 24” regarding cyber risk for banking sector January 2021.
7.    Interview published on international Cyber Security magazine Info Risk Today at 2020.
8.    Technology Challenges & Way for Mitigation, published by Enterprise IT world 7 June,2020.

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

S.S.C, M.A Sattar High School
H.S.C, Kabi Nazrul Govt. College
Honors, Bangalore University
Masters, United International University
PG Diploma , BUET

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

1. 1.    Focus on Sub Continent - What are the top risk for BFSI industry today? Presented at GISEC 2023, held at Dubai.
2.    The Future of AI Powered Cyber Defense for Financial Institutions presented at FS-ISAC Europe Summit held at Madrid, Spain during 13-15 September, 2022.
3.    Best Practices to Secure API Implementations in Core Banking System (CBS) in Banks accepted by IEEE-CCWC 2022 conference at Las Vegas, USA on 12 January 2022.
4.    Md. Abul Kalam Azad , Salekul Islam, A.K.M. Muzahidul Islam and Md. Saddam Hossain Mukta, “Comparative Study of QoS Parameters for Different Web Services”, publication in the 7th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering & Computer Systems (ICSECS), Malaysia, 2021.
5.    Regular research paper on “Government Enterprise Architecture: Present Status of Bangladesh & Scope for Development” organized by world academy of science at 2010, held at Las Vegas, USA.                   
6.    Research paper on “E- Agent”, published at IT Toward Empowerment (ITE) 2007 conference held at Thailand, 2007.
7.    Poster on “Government Enterprise Architecture: Present Status of Bangladesh & Scope for Development” at 2nd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance coordinated by the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) at 2008 ,Cairo, Egypt.

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

1. 1.    Webinar on Threat Intelligence, Dark Web Monitoring and Digital Risk Protection in collaboration with Bangladesh Ban organized by Cyble on 22 November, 2021.
2.    ISMG Virtual Roundtable on Social Engineering and Mobile Fraud Beyond Application Security on 21 December 2021.
3.    Panelist on Virtual Summit on 4th Industrial Revolution and BEYOND dated 16-18 September 2021.
4.    Speak at 5th Global IT Security Summit organized by Platinum Global Security, UK dated 18th October 2021.
5.    Public speaking on USA TV channel named channel 786 regarding Cell phone and Social Media security on 25 July 2021.
6.    Interview broadcasted on popular satellite channel “Channel 24” regarding cyber risk for banking sector January 2021.
7.    Interview published on international Cyber Security magazine Info Risk Today at 2020.
8.    Technology Challenges & Way for Mitigation, published by Enterprise IT world 7 June,2020.

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2024