Business Continuity Planning in the IT Age - A railway sector case study
Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
In today's business Information technology (IT) and Information plays a key role. Due todevelopment and influence of Information Technology, using systems, IT services andnetworks cannot be avoided in the business and they all need to be protected and secured.In order to ensure such a higher sort of security and protection, the Information securitysystem (ISS) have been used. Still the businesses today are enveloped with higher risks andupshots which are also being narrower and keeping changed consistently. At suchcircumstance the solution providing method should be very unique and narrower to each andevery slot of business, for a competitive and higher security. Thus such compact solutionsbeen given by Business Continuity Planning (BCP) method. Business Continuity Plan, a chiefidea engendered from the stream of information security.This research involves with a case study in regard to the Railway sector in making a BusinessContinuity Planning (BCP) on Network security, System Security and Physical Security of it.Thus the way of presentation been more systematically followed up in order to make thereader to understand the results more easily.Following in the Chapter 1 and Chapter 2, the Introduction and background studies which areneeded to be known to draw a BCP plan on Network, System and Physical Securities. Chapter3 Result section, will gives the recommendation that need to be followed for drawing aNetwork, System and Physical Securities in a railway network.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 47 p.
Information Technology, Information Security, Business Continuity Planning, Information System.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-74371ISRN: LITH-ISY-EX--11/4539--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-74371DiVA: diva2:483470
Southern Indian Railways, India.
Subject / course
Computer and information science at the Institute of Technology
2011-12-14, Algoritmen., In Linköping University, Linköping., 12:25 (English)
Fåk, Viiveke, Assistant Professor
Larsson, Jan-Ake, Associate Professor
ProjectsDone in Southern Indian Railways, India.