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…
By Kavinda Keshan Rasnayake
Definition of myth:- A widely held but false belief or ideas.
Myths can occur in various places or situations, and can be related to many situations. Be it in engineering or arts, there can be various myths about various subjects. But when it comes to information security, clinging on to a myth can mean a spell of disaster.
With the increase in the global uptake of information technology, decreased cost of implementing and running such technology as well as increased availability of facilities to a larger proportion of the world population; availability of timely and reliable information has increasingly moved from being a competitive advantage, to a basic necessity. This would particularly be the case for individuals and companies where the lack of an online presence