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I.T. Act New Amendments address new issues like cyber security.

Submitted by tushar on Wed, 01/14/2009 - 11:09

Information Technology Act 2000 Amendments

The most awaited amendments to the Information Technology Act 2000, which was the first cyber legislation and came into force from 17th October 2000 has finally been passed by the Parliament of India recently. The new amendments main focus is on the cyber security. The said amendment which is a new version of Information Technology Act is hereinafter referred as Information Technology Act, 2008 (ITA 2008).

The new amended act has attempted to bring in comprehensive information security to the IT industry.

Cyber crime are approaching with lightning speed………. Beware ! ! !

Submitted by tushar on Fri, 01/02/2009 - 16:53

Computers have increasingly become a part of our life. It has given a lot of positive benefits to the common people like us; it has also endowed with criminal minds various new opportunities to commit various crimes in the virtual space called cyber space.

Cyber crimes becoming a common phenomenon day by day and we all are coming in the clutches of the same through this way or that way. We are living in the most dangerous virtual world where any thing and everything is possible.

Security Related Standards, Laws & Legislations

Submitted by dhananjay on Tue, 09/30/2008 - 23:27

Federal Government (non DoD):- FIPS 199, 200, FISMA, NIST 800 Series, OMB A130

DoD & Other National Security Systems:- DoD 8500.1 & 8500.2, DCID 6/3, DITSCAP, DIACAP

Health Care:- HIPAA, OHSAS 18001, SA 8000

Financial:- GLBA, SOX, PCI

Utilities:- NERC, WISE

Education:- FERPA

Environmental (EMS):- ISO 14001 , ISO 14064:2006 (GHGEV)

Food Safety:- ISO 22000

ISMS:- ISO 27001, ISO 27002, SOMAP (OSIRA), BS25999 (PAS 56), COSO, SOGP, PAS 99 (IMS), PAS 55, ISM3, ISO 27005, RFC2196

Applications & Security:- OWASP, OSSTMM, SOA, SAAS, SOAP

IT Services:- ISO 20000, ITIL

IT Governance:- COBIT

Audit:- ISO 19011, SAS 70