Sri Lanka to establish a special unit to carry out investigations

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities are to establish a special unit consisting of officers from the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Response Team (SLCERT) and the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to carry out investigations.

SLCERT has reportedly volunteered to assist the CID in carrying out investigations. The special unit is to commence operations shortly.

Through the new alliance, SLCERT is to provide the police unit with modern technical knowledge and computer related expertise.

The SLCERT is the center for cyber security in Sri Lanka protecting country’s information infrastructure and coordinating protective measures against any cyber-attacks.

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