Muhammad Abul Kalam Azad | Head of Information Security
Eastern Bank Ltd

Muhammad Abul Kalam Azad, Head of Information Security, Eastern Bank Ltd

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: 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.


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