About Us

While all industries face the growing threat of cyber-attacks, the issue is particularly acute for the financial industry due to the interconnected nature of global markets and the potential for a cyber-attack is quickly spreading through the global financial marketplace of IT, Infrastructure, Operations, Security and Architecture

As per the 2017 Global Cyber Security Index (GCI) report released by the “UN Telecommunication Agency”(International Telecommunication Union (ITU)), Sri Lanka is ranked 72nd in a global ranking of 164 countries that measures strength of country’s cyber security strategy, which further states Sri Lanka under the maturing stage category.

Over the past few years, Sri Lanka CERT has experienced a rapid increase in the number of cybersecurity related incidents. The Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team | Coordination Centre (Sri Lanka CERT|CC) has received 3682 cyber security related incidents in 2017 compared to 151 incidents in 2010.

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In line with the strategy in strengthening the financial sector in Sri Lanka, country’s first Information Security Operation Center (FINCSIRT) has been established to facilitate proactive and reactive incident response and management. In addition to this, the Govt. of Sri Lanka is taking crucial steps in safeguarding the nation from cyber threats by introducing the country’s first information & cyber security strategy which will be implemented over a period of five years staring from 2018 to 2023. The strategy includes “establishing of governance framework, formulation of legislation policies, collaboration with public authorities, developing a skilled workforce, raising awareness against cybercrimes and establishing public-private partnerships both local and international in building a robust cyber security ecosystem”. With the roadmap in place to combat cyber threats, Explore Exhibitions and Conference is taking a step to address the cyber security challenges of the country by bringing in the key stakeholders from the financial institutions and foster an engagement between public and private enterprises to address the potential threats and vulnerabilities. The summit will witness 250+ key decision makers from a wide range of businesses within the BFSI vertical and also introduce regional and international speakers to educate and help implement the strategies to safeguard critical data.

Attendees by Sectors

• CISO, CIO, CRO, CSO , CTO

• VP – IT & IS, VP – IT OPS , VP – IT Security , VP – IT Strategy

• Directors of IT, Infrastructure, Operations, Security, Architecture

• Managers of IT, Infrastructure, Operations, Security, Architecture

• Principal Cyber Security Manager, Senior IT Security Operations Specialist,  Senior Information Security Assurance Consultant, Regional Information Security Analyst, Chief Information Security Consultant, Principal Information Assurance Officer, Senior Information Security Risk Officer, Information Security Assurance Analyst

• Regulators
• Regulators
• Banks
• Insurance
• NBFC’s
• Mutual Funds
• Stock Broking
• Capital Assets
• Micro Finance

Attendees by Job Titles

WHAT WE DO. HOW WE DO IT.

Event Highlights

The only cyber security conference in Sri Lanka for BFSI sector
20+ global and regional thought leaders from leading BFSI Vertical
Debateable discussions on security including Blockchain
Real time case studies and implementations

   Undisturbed one-one meetings

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Attendees

Discover new technology and solutions helping you to achieve optimum cyber preparedness
Learn about guidelines & legislations laid by the regulators
Understand the latest threat vectors affecting the financial sector
Takeaways on cyber resiliency

10th - 11th July 2018, Columbo, Sri Lanka

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Speakers

Mr. Dileepa Lathsara

Mr. Dileepa Lathsara

Chief Executive Officer

TechCERT
Dr. Parakum Pathirana

Dr. Parakum Pathirana

Assistant Treasurer

Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL)

Mr. K.Venkatesh Murthy

Mr. K.Venkatesh Murthy

Deputy Director

Data Security Council of India.

Mr. L. Sajith Sameera

Mr. L. Sajith Sameera

Group CIO

Cargills Ceylon

Mr. Janaka Niranjan Serasinghe

Mr. Janaka Niranjan Serasinghe

CIO

Standard Chartered Bank

Astrid Hansen

Astrid Hansen

VP & Head of Technology Risk and Information Security - MENA

Barclays Bank
Mr. Nisala Kodippili

Mr. Nisala Kodippili

CIO

Nations Trust Bank PLC
Mr. Deryck Rodrigues

Mr. Deryck Rodrigues

VP & Group CIO - Safety & Soundness

Deutsche Bank

Mr. Ravindra Prasad

Mr. Ravindra Prasad

VP - Technology and Operations

DBS Bank

Mr. Rajeev Ratna Srivastava

Mr. Rajeev Ratna Srivastava

Country Head

State Bank of India

Mr. Athula R. Samarasinghe

Mr. Athula R. Samarasinghe

Independent Director

Alliance Finance Company PLC

Mr. Satyanandan Atyamon

Mr. Satyanandan Atyamon

Associate VP - Risk Management, CISO

Bharti AXA General Insurance

Mr. Vivek Silla

Mr. Vivek Silla

Head of Technology Risk and Incident Management

Leading Bank in GCC

Mr. Rahul Kumar

Mr. Rahul Kumar

Country Manager, India

WinMagic India Pvt Ltd

Mr. Nisthar Cassim

Mr. Nisthar Cassim

Editor/CEO

Daily Financial Times

Dr. Kithsiri Manchanayakke

Dr. Kithsiri Manchanayakke

Chairman, Federation of Information Technology

Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS)

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Colombo is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka. According to the Brookings Institution, Colombo metropolitan area has a population of 5.6 million, and 752,993 in the city proper. It is the financial centre of the island an

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