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Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll rises to 122
Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka’s southern and western regions have killed at least 122 people and damaged more than 1,700 homes, officials said on Saturday.
Ninety-seven people were also reported missing, at least 40 others have been hospitalised, and over 400,000 people have been displaced after unusually heavy rain on Friday triggered a string of mudslides and caused rivers to burst their banks, according to the country’s Disaster Management Centre (DMC)â€¦
Northern Farmers and Rural Businesses Urged to Attend Resilience and Succession Seminar
Northern farmers, rural businesses and landowners are being invited to attend an advice seminar at this yearâ€™s National Sheep Association (NSA) North Sheep event thatâ€™s designed to help them look at their current position so that they can make key business decisions at a time of great uncertaintyâ€¦
ITA focused on building resilient cyber security in Oman
Cyber security is on top of the top list for the Information Technology Authority (ITA), a top official at ITA said, responding to findings of 19th Global Information Security Survey. The survey found that 82 per cent of 36 respondents from Oman agreed to not having the right cyber security function to protect themselves from cyber attacks. According to the report, 85 per cent of organisations in Oman do not have a Security Operations Centre (SOC).
ITA is working very closely with government entities to ensure that they have resilient cyber security. Different regulations and frameworks have been put in placeâ€¦