March 06, 2024

LankaSign Rootkey Ceremony

LankaPay successfully concluded LankaSign CSP (Cerfication Service Provider) Root Key Ceremony on 6th March 2024. LankaSign is the only commercially operating Certification Service Provider (CSP) in the country powered by LankaPay – Sri Lanka’s National Payment Network. LankaSign CSP recently held the Root Key Ceremony further strengthening its security and operability.

Incorporated in 2009 in accordance with the Electronic Transaction No. 19 of 2006, LankaSign CSP plays a pivotal role in assuring the security aspect of Sri Lanka’s national payment network. In 2015, LankaSign became the first CSP to become ISO27001:2013 certified and currently caters to PKI based requirements of all banks, financial institutes, corporates and general public.

As a result of continued system improvements, LankaSign has upgraded its systems, while adopting global standards. With substantial impact on the stability of the entire banking system with thousands of users around the country and transactions worth over billions of rupees, the Root Key Ceremony is of utmost significance. It is a statutory requirement where the entire system architecture is reviewed by a panel of independent industry experts to ensure its robustness.

The ceremony had representation of a panel of high profile delegates including, Mr. Channa de Silva, CEO - LankaPay; Mr. Dinuka Perera, DCEO – LankaPay; and Mr. Mahinda Kandapahala, CISO – SLCert.

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