Cyber security centre of excellence CSCx
Cybersecurity is a cornerstone in the modern digital landscape, a sector of growing importance and opportunity. Recognizing this, SLASSCOM has established the Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (CSCx). Our primary aim is to make Sri Lanka a recognized global hub for cybersecurity solutions.
We are committed to driving innovation, fostering talent, and enabling an ecosystem that meets global standards in cybersecurity. By uniting industry experts, educational institutions, and startups, we aim to cultivate a collaborative environment. This synergy is designed to accelerate the growth of the cybersecurity sector, ultimately benefiting both the local and global communities.
Objectives and initiatives
Objectives and initiatives. The Women Technopreneurs forum is connected to the SLASSCOM key target which is growing the IT/BPM industry to generate revenue of USD 5 billion in exports while creating 200,000 highly skilled workforce and facilitating 1,000 startups by 2025. To achieve these goals, SLASSCOM has ‘forums and accelerators’ which are sub-groups who will take up the hands-on efforts which will help us succeed delivering the required outcome. Specifically, In order to achieve the goal of 1,000 startups by 2025, there is a requirement to harness the potential of female tech entrepreneurs.
Impact to be created by the forum
Facilitate the entry of local cybersecurity services and products into global markets.
Build and improve the professional skillset needed for a vibrant cybersecurity industry.
Create an environment that encourages the growth and scalability of cybersecurity startups.
Establish a robust network of service providers, startups, and educational institutions focused on cybersecurity.
Research & Development
Encourage research and development activities that contribute to cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions.
Strengthen the national brand by consistently delivering high-quality cybersecurity products and services.