Monday, November 4, 2019

Infotel-2019

The Official Launch of ‘INFOTEL 2019’ The National ICT Expo under the theme “Towards a Digital Nation” The Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS), the apex body of the ICT industry, hosts the INFOTEL 2019, the National ICT Exhibition, for the 27th consecutive year with the distinguished presence of Hon. Ajith P Perera, Minister of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology and Chairman INFOTEL Steering Committee 2019, at the Ministry of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology. This year’s INFOTEL held from 1st to 3rd November 2019 at the BMICH.


The scope of the INFOTEL has grown over the years and today also features ICT education and training, software solutions, hardware and digital devices, ICT education and training, mobile computing, systems integration, computer gaming, cloud computing and emerging technologies which are conducive to economic development of Sri Lanka have been added in the exhibition.


MR. FAZLOON SHERIF spear head the main organising committee INFOTEL 2019

LK DOMAIN REGISTRY AS A CORPORATE PARTNER WITH INFOTEL 2019



LK Domain Registry and Hithawathi too exhibit services to the public and many people interested and curious to receive Hithawathi awareness programs. i.e. Sri Lanka Police Academy, Garment Industry.

















Thursday, October 31, 2019

Unicode - Sinhala




Sinhala Unicode - Part 01- ITN Digital with LK Domain Registry


Mr. Harsha Wijayawardhana is the Chief Operating Officer of Theekshana (a company managed by the University of Colombo School of Computing, UCSC) and is also the Director/CEO of a nascent company on Internet of Things (IoT) in Sri Lanka. 

Mr. Harsha Wijayawardhana who is an alumnus of the University of Miami, USA has more than 25 years of experience in ICT. Mr. Wijayawardhana is a Fellow of the British Computer Society. He was also involved in developing the Software Development Unit (SDU) of the UCSC. 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Training Programs - Spetember to November 2019



LK Domain Registry conducts Training Programs voluntary at Vocational Training Centre Padukka,Theraputta Maha Vidyalaya National School Ambalantota, Vocational Training Centre Kalutara North,Navodya Mahasen Maha Vidyalaya Kalaoya,Remuna Maha Vidyalaya Horana & Vocational Training Centre Kalutara North for  ICT students, Associate Software Developer (NVQ4/5) student to make improvements in their professional careers and assistance for their educational purposes. 


Following Training programs are carried out and continue to provide as a regular program by LK domain to the general public and students.

Island wide, Programs Headed by  Mr. D.D. Prabathh - Manager Training Division and assisted by Mr. Ruwan Wigamage and Miss. Uthpalani

TRAINING SCHEDULLE

TRAINING SCHEDULLE


DATES
TOPICS
PARTICIPANTS
VENUE
1
26-27 SEP
Joomla

Internet for Education Search Techniques
Associate Software Developer (NVQ4) students
Vocational Training Centre Padukka

                
2
3-4 OCT
Python Programming

Internet for Education Search Techniques
ICT (A/L) teachers in Hambantota Zone
Theraputta Maha Vidyalaya National School Ambalantota
3
10-11 OCT
Joomla

Internet for Education Search Techniques
ICT students
Vocational Training Centre Kalutara North
4
17-18 OCT
Python Programming

General Internet
A/L students

Parents
Navodya Mahasen Maha Vidyalaya Kalaoya
5
24-25 OCT
Python Programming

Internet for Education Search Techniques
Students
Remuna Maha Vidyalaya Horana
6
7-8 NOV
Joomla

Internet for Education Search Techniques
Associate Creative Multimedia Designer (NVQ4)
Students
Vocational Training Centre Kalutara North







Monday, October 21, 2019

How to Develop & Maintain a Secure Website


LK Domain Registry and TechCert conducted a workshop ' How to Develop and Maintain a Secure Website on the 22nd October 2019 at Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, Colombo 07.

LK Domain Registry and TechCert jointly carried out the following topics for corporate customers in the IT Industry Sri Lanka.

  1.  Introduction to website and web server security
  2. Best Practices for designing and managing a website with improved security.
  3. Demonstration of modern website attacks
  4. Post actions and procedures to mitigate the impact of the attack.

FITI, CSSL & IESL supported on the above workshop sharing information with FITI, CSSL & IESL Members.

Workshop concluded successfully some of the corporate companies and individuals took part in the session.





Friday, October 4, 2019

APTLD Executive Fellowship-2019

Roshini Peter – Manager,  Domain Registration, LK Domain Registry at Netherlands Domain Registry SIDN.





Roshini Peter – Manager, Domain Registration represented LK Domain Registry Sri Lanka for the APTLD Executive Fellowship 2019 where she got the opportunity to  visit one of the largest ccTLD  in the world, Netherlands Domain Registry SIDN.

The Netherlands, a country in northwestern Europe, is known for a flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes and 5.8 million domain names under SIDN control – over 3 million of them secured with DNSSEC – and activities generate a lot of data which shows their contribution towards the country economic developments.

SIDN’s main role is acting as the ‘Registry’ for .nl – the Netherlands’ country-code top-level domain (ccTLD) SIDN, the registry of the .nl domain, are responsible for the functional stability and development of the .nl internet domain.

When comes to the mission of SIDN connecting people and companies for a care free and promising digital existence &  help built and strategy of internet. SIDN is one of the safest domains in the world secure protocols, robust infrastructure and proactive measures. It provides secure log –in solutions and reusable digital identities.

They have established SIDN Labs their research arm dedicated to applied research and  technological developments of the Internet, working with the Internet measurement committee and Internet Task force, Internet engineering committee and collaborating with various Universities.

DNS performance improvements and monitoring are being seriously treated by SIDN and they always want to enhance the customer satisfaction and round trip time.

Summarised developments through SIDN services are highlighted how .nl SIDN System functions:


Domain Name Surveillance Service- with this SIDN warns the client in advance about the registration of a domain name that is similar to your brand or domain name.

Domain Name Portfolio Checker (DPC) - Puts you back in control. It provides a full breakdown of your .nl domain names, with details of the registrar that manages each one.)


.nl Control -(With .nl Control, they have extra control over the domain name. No important changes can be made without first being approved by the agent)



Friday, September 27, 2019

IT Job Market in Sri Lanka

IT Job Market in Sri Lanka - ITN Digital with LK Domain Registry



Watch ITN Programmes & More Updates at https://www.itntv.lk

Dr. Kithsiri Manchanayke stated, that current  job opportunities in Sri Lanka in the field of Information Technology at present approximate number of 80,000 and to increase the opportunities of IT professionals up to 250,000 workers in Sri Lanka by 2020 /23  and increase revenue up to  USD 5 billion introducing using codeless programing to the IT developers.

At present different categories of  IT professional employed in our country and using hardcoding programming concept which is difficult to customize, understand.

Will have to think new way of programming like :
·       Codeless programming
·       Artificial intelligence
·       Robotics
·       Machine learning
·       Big data

He emphasis that the new trend is Codeless programming, Artificial Intelligence
Robotics, Machine Learning, Big data analyst,  this means programming make comfortable to use with new tools like drag and drop.



codeless concept is enable to drag and drop and make effective work environment. Which can create more job opportunities.


LankaClear -Payment Network


‘To be Asia’s most trusted and reliable payment network’

LankaClear as the operator of Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network - LankaPay has been in the forefront in revolutionizing the country’s banking and financial services sector by keeping the elements ‘innovation’ and advanced ‘technology’ at its core.

CEO / General Manager explained the how the  national payment network that functions under the guidance and supervision of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), LankaClear is regarded one of the best Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the region.

The entity is owned by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) along with other licensed public and private Commercial Banks operating in the island nation.




The National Payment Network - Part 1 - ITN Digital with LK Domain Registry


Article publised on 31-05-2019 on ft.lk  that ICTA and LankaClear Ltd. (LCPL) signed a ground-breaking agreement, which will result in greater convenience for Sri Lankan citizens to make online payments towards Government services. Under this new agreement, two existing systems would be integrated to enable citizens to make online payments utilising their current and savings (CASA) accounts. 
More info: 

  • Registered Office And Principal Place Of Business:

    Level 18, Bank of Ceylon Head Office,
  • "BOC Square",
  • No.1, Bank of Ceylon Mawatha,
  • Colombo 1, Sri Lanka.

Friday, August 23, 2019

How to design a secure website

“How to design a secure website workshop was sucessfully delivered to the participants at CIMA Auditorium, on the 19th August 2019 on an Event organized by FITIS .

In this event, Speakers volunteered from LK Domain Registry and TechCERT

TechCERT is an affiliated company of LK Domain Registry, which provides managed information security services.

Prof. Gihan Dias - CEO - LK Domain Registry , Chairman of TechCert was present at the begining of workshop and  Mr. Aruna Alwis CEO of FITIS delivered the opening Speech at the workshop.


Mr. Aruna Alwis -  CEO, FITIS
Delivering the opening speech.


     Registration Desk -"How to design a secure website"

   
  Participants - How to design a secure website




Session 1:Introduction to website and web server security


Chamara Dissanayake
Head of IT- LK Domain Registry

 
Session 2: Best Practices for designing and managing a website with improved security

Kasun Chathuranga

Lead Security Engineer - TechCERT



Session 3: Demonstration of modern website attacks


Sampath Hennayake 
Asst. Manager IT - LK Domain Registry


Session 4: Post actions and procedures to mitigate the impact of the attack


Chathuranga Gunatillake 
Information Security Engineer- TechCERT









                    


Thursday, August 22, 2019

Bestweb.lk Award Ceremony - 2019

Bestweb.lk 2019 Award Ceremony was held on the 08th  August 2019 at Marino Beach Colombo Hotel. 

Mr. D.C. Dissanayake, Secretary, Non Cabinet Ministry of Digital Infrastructure and Information was the Chief Guest at the Awards Ceremony.

Prof. Gihan Dias CEO LK Domain Registry delivered the welcome speech and Mr. Jayantha Fernando delivered the Chairman's speech at the Award Ceramony.

Event, Co-coordinator Jacintha Gammampila, delivered the vote of thanks at the Bestweb.lk 2019 Award Ceramony.

CEO - Domain Registrar - Prof. Gihan Dias



The Chairman - Mr. Jayantha Fernando

Chief Guest - Mr. D.C. Dissanayake, Secretary, 
Non Cabinet Ministry of Digital Infrastructure and Information


 LK Domain Registry - Bestweb Team -  2019

Technical Team -  Chamara Dissanayake - Head of IT 
& |Staff at  the Awards Ceremony


Iroshan Sanjeewa- Manager  Software Developments with the staff at the Award Ceremony

Manager Opertions - Roshin Peter with Team Members at Award Ceremony

Manager Partnerships- Niroja Jayawrdena at the Award Ceremony


Head of Finance, Shenani Premasinghe 
at the award Ceremony


Head of Training - D.D. Prabath 
at the Award Ceramony


Bestweb.lk 2019 - Overall winners at the Award Ceremony
and Sponsor appriciations
Express News papers and ITN Sri Lanka.


Bestweb.lk 2019 Adding Gloumour to the Award Ceramony
Budhawatte Dancing Group


Dr. Victor Ratnayake 
with Most Popular Award- Best Personal Category 
and 
Silver Award for his Personal website 
at the Award Ceramony 



TechCert Participation at the Best Web.lk 2019 
Award Ceramony 

C.EO & Managers 









BestWeb.lk 2019 Judges 
voluntered 
at the Bestweb.lk 2019 competition









Bestweb.lk 2019 
Compeer Dusha Wass



Bestweb.lk 2019 
Event -Coordinator





























Infotel-2019

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