The Research and Innovation Centre for Science and Engineering (RISE) of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and Hoplon Limited signed an MOU on Tuesday on technical collaboration in the area of cyber security at the office of RISE, BUET.

The MOU was signed by professor Muhammad Anisuzzaman Talukdar, director of RISE and Hussain Samad, managing director of Hoplon Limited.

Also present at the ceremony were professor Mahmuda Naznin, head of the department and professor Md Mostofa Akbar from the CSE Department of BUET, and Syed Ahsan Habib, chairman of Hoplon Limited among others.

Both the parties agreed on the urgency of collaborative works between academia and industry to raise awareness about cyber threats and take proactive measures against such threats in light of the increasing digitalisation in the country.