A webinar for B. Tech (IBM-CC) 6th semester students was held on 7th April, 2017, on the topic ‘IT Data Security’. Security and privacy are essential for the internet economy as a platform for innovation, economic growth and social development. The information technology and the Internet have become more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives, hence there is an essential need for a more thorough understanding of information security, privacy issues and concerns.
The Internet provides a wealth of information and services, but also presents certain risks. The webinar explained the IT Data security threats in detail, need and importance of data security; types of threats such as Malware threats, Network based Threats, Cryptographic Threats, Database Security Threats, Banking Fraud Threats, Web-application Threats, Physical Security Threats etc.; Threat techniques for each; Countermeasures and evolution of Mitigation techniques.