Higher education institutes in India have to realise that IT security is no longer optional. It is essential
Partha Sarathy Mohanty, vice president - Technical, MGRM Net Ltd. says, "Database comprising of student, teacher, management and alumni information is a cache of confidential information that requires authorised, role based access as well as constant monitoring through audit trails, logs and alerts. The need is to have robust solutions that ensure data security and integrity at every transaction level, "For that, you need to know where your weaknesses lie.
This is IT
The only exception is perhaps the Indian Railways that has implemented computerised passenger booking systems with the help of IT.