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Financial Sector Computer Security Incident Response Team (FINCSIRT): First sectorial CSIRT in Asia, is an initiative started by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan National CSIRT and hosted under LankaClear (Pvt) Ltd with the objective of responding, managing, and consulting on InfoSec incidents in the Sri Lankan financial sector Institutes which compromise of more than 70+ members.
The Lanka Education and Research Network is the NREN (National Research and Education Network) of Sri Lanka, which interconnects Educational and Research institutions across the country, and provide network related services to them. LEARN international connectivity include a 7Gbps bandwidth to the commodity Internet and a 2.5Gbps link to Singapore that connects the academic/research Internet through the TEIN4 network, SingAREN, Intenet2 and Google. As one of the member in the Director Board I was responsible for the direction, governance, and consultation of the LEARN.
The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) is the single university (Premier Open and Distance learning institution in Sri Lanka) that facilitated for more than 30,000 registered students per single academic year. I was recruited for the role of Network Manager to maintain one of the largest IT networks in Sri Lanka, compromise of 40+ remote centers.
Masters with an Industry focus on Infomation and Cyber Security
An Engineering Degree with the membership of Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka (IESL)
Design, Implement and management of National Financial Sector Security Operation Center (SOC) with extremely low monetary cost without additional consultations and vendors (With Open Source Elasticsearch Stack [ELK]).
Design, Implementation and Conduct National Financial Sector Cyber Drill simulation for the 2 consecutive years (2017 & 2018) for the Sri Lankan Finacial Sector organizations
Consultation / Design and implementation of a state of the art Datacenter (18 Racks – 30Mn LKR Project) for the academic network at The Open University of Sri Lanka.
Design, Implementation and managment of Network Operation Center (NOC) with extreamly low monetary cost with the use of FOSS tools. Netowrk comprised of CISCO based 250+ wired and 100+ Wireless(IEEE 802.11ac) active devices on 40+ remote locations around the country
Avid Linux User (RedHat EL, SUSE Linux, Arch Linux, Ubuntu etc..), Virtualization (VMware Exsi, Xen), SIEM (AlienVault, McAfee) , Elasticsearch Stack (Elasticsearch ,Logstash, Kibana) , Packet Analyzers (Wireshark, Microsoft Message Analyzer), LogAnalyzing (OSSEC, Wazuh, GreyLog, Splunk), Security testing tools (Burp Suit, ZAP proxy, Nessus, Acunetix), Webservers (IIS, Apache, nginx), Firewalls (Cisco, Paloalto, Checkpoint, Fortinet, iptables), Web Application Firewalls (mod_security), Network Devices ( CISCO 4500, CISCO 3750, CISCO 2960, CISCO 1801, Cisco WLAN Controller, Cisco WSA S380 ), Directory Services (MS Active Directory, OpenLDAP), Mail services (postfix, dovecot, SpamAssassin), Virus Guard (Kaspersky - central management over 1000 clients), Access Control (Radius, TACACS+) , Network Management(OpenNMS, Cacti, Netdisco, Smokeping, LibreNMS, CiscoPrime LMS, netDot), Infrastructure Management(Ms DNS, Bind, Ms DHCP, Clustered Squid Setup), ETL(IBM IIS Data Stage), Databases (MariaDB, MS SQL Server, Oracle ), Configuration Management(rancid)
Certified Payment-Card Industry Security Implementer