eSecurity is transforming itself from Art -> Science -> Engineering -> Management, raising the expectations of the people and enterprises locally, nationally, and globally. Security audit gives some comfort of assurance. There are three types of assurances, namely management assurance, operational & technical assurance, and revenue assurance. The demand and supply management of products and services, including human resources, poses a different kind of challenges. The research also focuses on the new creative innovations of processes, products, and packaging solutions to meet the demands at different tiers of the enterprise. This lecture covers certain dimensions of the technological, managerial, and operational challenges.
Prof. K. Subramanian holds a B.Sc. degree from Madras University and a B.E., an M.E. in Electronics and Communications Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Automation from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is the senior Deputy Director General at the National Informatics Center, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, New Delhi, and also the Information Technology Advisor to the Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) of India. For more than two and a half decades, he has been associated with planning and implementation of major information technology projects of railways, police, immigration, passports & visas, and banks (including the Reserve Bank of India) and coordinating the computerization of finance and audit functions of Central and State Governments. His current interests are IT & BPR, IT management, IT and education (e-learning), e-commerce, e-governance, e-audit, e-security, software engineering, IT for socioeconomic development, databases, and networking & communication technologies.