China’s National Computer network Emergency Response technical Team Coordination Centre (CNCERT/CC), and Sri Lanka’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team | Coordinating Centre (Sri Lanka CERT|CC) entered into an important MoU recently.
Challenges on information infrastructure
Participating in the signing of the MoU held at the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), Sri Lanka CERT|CC Chairman Earle Fernando said: “By this MoU, both CNCERT|CC and Sri Lanka CERT|CC agree to cooperate in ensuring cyber security in both countries” . Speaking further on the occasion the Chairman of Sri Lanka CERT|CC, a subsidiary of ICTA, said: .
Information networks have become important infrastructures in both China and Sri Lanka. In recent years, increasing serious cyber attacks brought severe challenges on information infrastructures of both countries. As cyber attacks are generally cross-border and cross-network events, it is necessary for information network protectors to join together in order to cope with the challenges of network security”.