CICRA, Daily FT announce ‘Cyber Security Summit 2015’
Following the mega success of the Cyber Security Summit in 2013 and 2014, the Daily FT and CICRA Consultancies Ltd. have announced the 2015 edition of Sri Lanka’s premier cyber security conference.
The ‘Cyber Security Summit 2015’ will be held on 29 September in Colombo, CICRA Director/CEO Boshan Dayaratne said.
“The summit will comprise four combined events, namely, Leadership Forum for C-Suite on Cyber Security – an evening function, Cyber Security Summit Day Conference, the Night Hack and Post-Summit Technical Sessions,” Dayaratne said.
“Leadership Forum for C-Suite used to be a breakfast meeting during last two years. But due to many requests from C level professionals, we have converted the breakfast meeting into an evening function.”
“The evening function will held more C level professionals to learn and network with top global cyber security professionals,” Dayaratne said.
Speaking about the Cyber Security Summit Day Conference, Dayaratne said that this year’s summit will provide the participants with a novel and advanced perspective on cyber security and we will have more reputed international speakers this year.
As cyber security threats skyrocket and not a day passes by without a news report on cyber security breach on a corporate entity or a government on its IT infrastructure, CICRA – Sri Lanka’s premier cyber security education provider – and Daily FT – Sri Lanka’s only financial newspaper – respectively have joined together for the third consecutive year to host the Cyber Security Summit 2015.
During the 2013 and 2014 summits, EC-Council President Jay Bavisi, international cyber security trainer and consultant Krishnan Rajagopal and speakers from CISCO and several top IT organisations were among the top speakers.
Meanwhile, there will be several post-summit technical sessions including a five-day Certified Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures (C|EH) training program conducted by Rajagopal, CEO, Akati Consulting, Malaysia. Headed by Rajagopal, Akati conducts over 350 top annual penetration tests on IT infrastructures around the world. CICRA is the sole representative of Akati Consulting in Sri Lanka.