Dasun K Lokuhetty

I'm a #InformationSecurityEngineer #FOSSAdvocate #TechGeek

General Info

  • Lives inColombo, Sri Lanka
  • E-maillokuhetty@gmail.com

Work Experience

  • 2015-Present

    Financial Sector Computer Security Incident Response Team

    Asst Manager

    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.

  • 2014-2015

    Lanka​ ​ Education​ ​ And​ ​ Research​ ​ Network​ ​ (LEARN)​

    Director​ Board(Member)​

    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.

  • 2010-2015

    The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL)

    Network Manager​

    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.


  • 2015

    Masters of Science: Information Security: Distinction Pass (MSc)

    University of Colombo

    Masters with an Industry focus on Infomation and Cyber Security

  • 2009

    Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)(ENG)(Hons) : First Class

    The Open University of Sri Lanka

    An Engineering Degree with the membership of Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka (IESL)

Milestone Projects


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