International Conference on Advanced Computing, Communication and Networks - CCN 2011
Author(s) : MINAKSHI AGRAWAL, POOJA AGRAWAL, SURESH KASHYAP, VIKAS CHANDRA PANDEY
his is the age of information and technology. There are numerous opportunities for organizations to shape the future by providing efficient services and obtaining a competitive advantage for handling products and services. Egovernance refers to application of information technology tools in the administration to provide quick and transparency of information of programmes and policies of the governments to its citizens. The adoption of existing information technologies in the government administration requires operative knowledge. E-government is the use of information technology to support government operations, engage citizens, and provide government services. This definition is actually quite broad. It incorporates four key dimensions, which reflect the functions of government itself: E-services, E-democracy, Ecommerce. E-government services requires government organizations to implement privacy polices and solutions. This is required to protect individuals from others getting access to information while online services try to increase responding to the needs of online government services. This paper underscores the importance of security in e-governance and also discusses the role of IT security in e-governance.