CICRA Group Director/CEO Boshan Dayaratne and SLASSCOM Chairman Ashique Ali exchange official documents during the agreement for certified secure software development training held at SLASSCOM office recently. Also pictured: Samadhi Hapuarachchi (Business Development Manager, CICRA Campus), Vasana Wickremasena (Group Executive Director, CICRA Holdings), Chamindā de Silva (Executive Director, SLASSCOM) and Sandra Rosayro (Director, SLASSCOM Academy)
CICRA Campus, the pioneer cybersecurity training provider in Sri Lanka, has partnered with the Sri Lanka Association of Software Services Companies (SLASSCOM), the national knowledge and innovation industry chamber in the Sri Lanka, to train and certify software developers in secure software development.
Under this partnership, CICRA Campus will exclusively offer a Certified Secure Software Developer (CSSD) program and certification to SLASSCOM member companies through the SLASSCOM Academy.
“CICRA Campus is proud to partner with SLASSCOM. Professionally skilled secure software developers will accelerate the realization of SLASSCOM’s vision of generating $5.0 billion in revenue, creating 200,000 jobs and catalyzing 1,000 startups,” said Boshan Dayaratne, Director/CEO of CICRA Campus Group.
“The training program will enable software developers in Sri Lanka to be professionally qualified as certified secure software developers,” he added.
Speaking at the signing ceremony of the agreement, SLASSCOM Chairman Ashique Ali said, “With the rapid growth of digitalization in government, business and at the individual level – globally and in Sri Lanka there is an increased use of software across a multitude of platforms, from computers to personal devices. devices. Software companies, their teams and freelancers need to pay attention to security and privacy aspects. The Certified Secure Software Development program offered by SLASSCOM Academy and CICRA imparts principles and hands-on training to ensure developers approach application security holistically.
CSSD training will guide software developers to understand the security issues and trade-offs that can arise at every stage of the application development process.
The training also helps individuals develop the habit of making security paramount to their profession, opening up security as a primary area for testers, developers, network administrators, and more.