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.