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September 21, 2018
– Pic by Upul Abeyasekara Central Bank Governor at FT-CICRA Cyber Security Summit reassures on currency Says three exogenous factors largely forcing pressure on the rupee Current account deficit countries like SL more vulnerable to external shocks Says overly defending the rupee sans reserves in the past caused doublewhammy  Former CB regimes in 2011/12 spent $ 4.2 b to
Defence Secretary Kapila Waidyaratne PC yesterday revealed that Sri Lanka is presently working on drafting a national policy on cybersecurity. “The country which is in the process of drafting a cybersecurity policy; Sri Lanka needs to identify mechanisms for the implementation or a body that it will monitor,” Waidyaratne as the Chief Guest told the
Seventeen speakers and panellists, including top foreign experts, will attend the sixth annual Cyber Security Summit, Sri Lanka’s premier information security awareness event, on 20 September at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo. Defence Secretary Kapila Waidyaratne PC will inaugurate the summit as the Chief Guest while Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy will serve as the
Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider partnered with the 6th annual Cyber Security Summit as the Telecommunication Partner. The summit, to be held 19-20 September at Cinnamon Grand, consists of three key events: the CEOs’ Forum on Cyber Security on 19 September, and Cyber Security Day Conference and Hangout with Hackers (Night Hack)
Cisco Country Manager for Sri Lanka and Maldives Gerald Vethanayagam (right) hands over the Sponsorship letter for the 6th Annual Cyber Security Summit 2018 to CICRA Group Director/CEO Boshan Dayaratne – Pic by Upul Abayasekara For the sixth consecutive year, Cisco – the worldwide leader in IT – has announced its Principal Sponsorship for Sri
Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy last week emphasised that cyber security threats are growing in volume, intensity and sophistication and defence against those are no more a technical issue but very much a business imperative. This key observation and several others were shared by the Governor at a packed 5th annual Cyber Security Summit
The Sri Lankan Government should strongly consider implementing ‘bug bounty’ programs as a means of securing their online websites and databases, an expert in cyber security said yesterday on the opening day of the 2017 Cyber Security Summit. Bug bounty programs are schemes through which companies can offer a ‘bounty’ – most commonly a monetary
Airtel, Sri Lanka’s fastest mobile network, has partnered Sri Lanka’s premier annual Cyber Security Summit 2017 edition as the official secure mobile telecom partner. The summit, which will be held on 27 and 28 September at the Cinnamon Grand, will consist of three key events: Cyber Security Day Conference and Hangout with Hackers (Night Hack),
For the fifth consecutive year, Cisco – worldwide leader in IT – has announced its strategic partnership for Sri Lanka’s premier annual Cyber Security Summit 2017 edition. The summit on 27 and 28 September at Cinnamon Grand consists of three key events: Cyber Security Day Conference and Hangout with Hackers (Night Hack) –an innovative and