Security Issues in IT Systems and their Management.
IT security means protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction and IT Security management is a process of defining the security controls in order to protect the information assets. The issue of security related to IT systems is not only technical but is also a governance and organizational issue. Several agencies have been working simultaneously to resolve this issue both at the technical as well as at the organizational levels. Many standards have been developed to handle this complex problem. Every country has its own IT law. The Indian IT ACT 2000 aims to provide the legal infrastructure for e-commerce in India that is supposed to make a major impact for e-businesses and the new economy in India. This Key Note will focus on the generic issues of the security challenges and their management as also the various perspectives of the IT Act 2000 as related to the international IT security standards and challenges.