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CA Sri Lanka awards cyber-crime fighters with DISSCA certificates

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) recently awarded certificates to students who successfully completed the Diploma in Information System Security Control and Audit (DISSCA).

The certificate awards ceremony which comes in the midst of increasing threats to cyber-crime, aims to enhance the IT skills of professionals both from accounting and non-accounting sectors.

The certificate awards ceremony was held under the patronage of CA Sri Lanka President Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse.

The DISSCA programme was launched in 2003 in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and since its launch CA Sri Lanka has passed out over 20 batches who are well versed in information system security control.

Addressing the certificate awards ceremony, Mr. Rajapakse noted that there is a constantly increasing demand for IT professional in Sri Lanka and abroad and professionals who focus onto information system security is enjoying a higher demand as of present.

“No matter what professions we hail from, we all need the knowledge of information technology to be successful in our chosen fields,” he added. He also urged the students to continue to their education in this field.

Chief Executive Officer of CA Sri Lanka, Mr. Aruna Alwis said that the main objective of introducing this porgramme was to ensure professionals from the accounting fields were also well versed in the field of information technology.

“CA Sri Lanka will continue to propagate the importance of this course to both accountants and other professionals in the future,” he added.