About the Book:
Information Technology is ideal for banking and financial professionals who are trying to adapt to the changing face of banking. The book contains four modules, namely, Introduction to Information Technology, Information Systems and Technology, Banking Technology Applications and Management, and Information System Security Controls and Audit. The first module, Introduction to Information Technology, has subsections like Introduction to Computing, Information Technology and its Implications, Introduction to Software, and Networking Systems. The second module has subsections like Database Management Systems, Introduction to Information Systems, and Data Warehousing and Data Mining. The third module encompasses subsections like e-Learning Environment, Electronic Clearing and Settlement Systems, Banking Software, Plastic Money, RBI Reports on Technology, and Electronic Commerce and Banking. The module on Information System Security Controls and Audit covers Computer Security, Communication Security, Information System Audit, Disaster Management, and Competitive Bid Process RFP and SLA. This book is an important text for people in the banking field, as infrastructure for information gathering and interactive decision support is fast being established.