SLIIT: The academic partner for Sri Lanka’s First Hackers Conference, GROUND ZERO SUMMIT 2014

Ground Zero Summit    is the largest collaborative platform in Asia for Indian and Sri Lankan cyber security experts and researchers to address emerging cyber security challenges and demonstrate cutting-edge technologies. G0S is the only platform in the region providing opportunities to establish and strengthen relationships between corporates, public sector undertakings (PSUs), government departments, security and defence establishments.

Ground Zero Summit 2014 is the Sri Lanka’s First Hackers conference and SLIIT was the academic partner for the event. The Summit has a conference on 9th September’ 2014 at Bandarnaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) and technical workshops, following the conference on 10th September’ 2014 at Sri Lankan Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT).

The MD/ CEO of SLIIT, Professor Lalith Gamage delivered the conference welcome address. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr Malitha Wijesundara, Dean of the faculty of Computing and held under

“Network Forensics: Practical packet analysis for suspicious network traffic” conducted by Tamaghna Basu, Security Researcher and “Hardware hacking secrets” by Atul Alex Cherian , Security Researcher, Orchid seven.

The local organizations were done by the students and students alumni of Information Systems Unit (ISU) under the supervision of Dr Samantha Thelijjagoda, the Head/ Dept. of Information Management.

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