Information Assurance? From Meaning to Foundation
Proceedings of National Conference on ADVANCES IN MANAGEMENT, IT, EDUCATION, SOCIAL SCIENCES - MANEGMA 2019. Mangalore. 1(1) pp. 1-7. (2019). ISBN No.: 978-81-938040-9-4
7 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2019
Date Written: June 15, 2019
Information Assurance is one of the important areas of Information Science and Technology in the recent past. This is the advanced area of Information Security as well. Security is the prime focus for most of us today. The organizations and Institutions to Individuals everyone are interested and concern about this security and privacy related affairs. Information Assurance is the broader version of Security related affairs. It is mainly deals with assurance related to technological products and manual systems related to information and content. Initially, within the security spectrum Cryptography treated as most valuable and important but gradually other areas have been developed viz. Computer Security, then Network Security, Web Security, Database Security etc. Gradually as a whole, these are treated as Information Technology Security; it is also important to note that many universities and researchers worked and thoughts about manual content’s security related affairs and a new concept has been developed called Information Security. The field and nomenclature, IA i.e. Information Assurance is the latest of this security edition and this is talks about the manual and technological information security related affairs leading to design, development and formulation, framework of security related affairs for the organizations, institutions and individuals. This paper described the basics of Information Assurance with reference to its root and historical foundations, basics meaning and features. Paper also talks about the function of Information Assurance as a brief with special reference to the process of Information Assurance.
Keywords: Information Assurance, IT Security, Web Security, Network Security, Information Privacy, Information Security, Information Science, IT
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