In the new world the most valuable trait to us is our stored data. We cannot bear the thought of losing our data and if it is a business stakes are even higher and hence we slowly embarked upon the importance of information security and now information security has become one of the top priorities of individuals and specially businesses. The corporate sector shows high interest in information security as their clientele is highly dependent on the credibility of their companies and a breach of information security can cause them unimaginable losses. Even the world’s largest tycoons have faced numerous information threats, to name a few, in 2008 US military fell victim to an information corruption that was triggered by connecting a flash drive that contained a malicious program by a foreign intelligence agency and it took the pentagon 14 months to clean all systems, even up to date this…

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iFest 2k16, organized by ISACA UCSC student group; the only ISACA Student Group in the country, is a conference focused on enhancing awareness in the fields of information security and governance with emphasis on emerging technologies and trends which including internet of things, cloud computing and big data. The conference will include several sessions conducted by resource people with expertise in each area as well as interactive sessions with the participants. The participant profile will consist of self-motivated students from several government and private higher education institutes of the country. The event will also include the launch of the official UCSC ISG Application which will serve as a continued source of knowledge with periodic digests of trending field related information. The events will be organized in close partnership with the ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter. 29th May 2016 9.00am – 1.30pm University of Colombo – New Arts Theater ucscisg.info/events/ifest2k16 For more…

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