eCybersec Ltd., a leading information security consulting and services providing company and the pioneer in application security, walked away with the gold award for the Hacking Challenge organized by Sri Lanka CERT|CC at the fifth Annual National Conference on Cyber Security Week 2012 held on 5 December at Taj Samudra, Colombo.
Sri Lanka CERT|CC (Computer Emergency Readiness Team | Co-ordination Center) was established as Sri Lanka’s National CERT, by the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA). It is registered as a Private Limited Liability Company, and is a fully owned subsidiary of the ICTA and acts as the focal point for Cyber security for the nation.
The Hacking Challenge is a contest for Security Professionals to attack and defend an actual network within 4 hours. Its participant were Technical Security Professionals, Network Administrators, System Administrators and students of information security courses.
Receiving the Gold Award from Hon. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Minister of Telecommunication & Information Technology on the 5th of December at Taj Samudra, eCybersec (Pvt) Ltd, emerged as the proud winner of the “hacking challenge contest”. Further CEO, Sanjee Balasuriya stated that by winning the “Hacking Challenge Contest” eCybersec has proved its highest capabilities in understanding the security issues pertaining to emerging technologies and expertise in being able to successfully develop platforms to mitigate the risks posed by upbeat technologies. As an IT Security Consulting company this victory demonstrates eCybersec’s service excellence and cutting edge skills of employees in developing innovative information security services which is beneficial to our prestigious cliental as well as the entire country as a whole.
eCybersec continues to create an awareness on the importance of mobile apps security and internet security platforms especially in the area of the fast paced e-commerce and internet banking. eCybersec is a partner of Veracode, who are world leading Application Risk Management Company mainly focused in providing automated static and dynamic application security testing software and remedial services.