Thursday, February 23, 2017

e-Government Seminar on Ransomware

e-Government Seminar on Ransomware

Fist seminar of monthly series was held on Tuesday, 21st 2017 at SLIDA Sankathani Hall. The seminar was organized by SLIDA with the collaboration of the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure (MTDI) and ICTA.

Mr. Periyasami Mani, Regional Manager from End User Security Group, SOPHOS delivered the keynote address. He underlined broad security threats in cyberspace due to RANSOMWARE attacks.
CERT|CC also participated in this session and highlighted the importance of cyberspace security. During the discussion, Mr. Wasantha Deshapriya, Secretary to the MTDI emphasized the need of National Security Policy to defend any cyber-attacks against public data. CIO’s from the public sector also participated in this session.

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Australia Award Fellowship (AAF) 16 Post Training Activity

Inaugural Session of the Australia Award Fellowship (AAF) 16 Post Training Activity was started 6th February 2017 and it will last up to 10th February 2017.
Main theme of the Program is developing Women Entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka and 15 Public Sector Officials were undergone the Training in Australia Monash University from 02nd October to 11th November. Certification of Participation was awarded in the Inaugural session of the program and Key Note speech was delivered by Ms. Samodani Kiriwandeniya , Chairperson Sanasa Development Bank and expert presentation made by Dr. Ravi Liyange Chairman , Kingdom of Raigam. Dr. Julie Wolfram Professor, Dr. Ramani Samarathunga, Associate Professor, Dr. Lakmal Abeysekara , also participated in the program from the Monash university of Australia. The first day of the Program was ended with the Round table discussion on Transforming Micro Entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka – The Role of the Public Sector. The Program was coordinated by Mr. A.C.M.Nafeel – Additional Director General – SLIDA.