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NCJ Number: 42216 Find in a Library
Title: MODERN METHODS FOR COMPUTER SECURITY AND PRIVACY
Author(s): L J HOFFMAN
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 268
Sponsoring Agency: Prentice Hall
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Sale Source: Prentice Hall
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BOOK PRESENTS TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS, TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT, AND STUDENTS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE THE TECHNIQUES FOR ENGINEERING PROGRAM AND DATA SECURITY INTO CONTEMPORARY COMPUTER SYSTEMS.
Abstract: IN ADDITION TO PRESENTING THE STANDARD METHODS, IT INCLUDES A DISCUSSION OF MACHINE ARCHITECTURE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON SECURITY; AN OVERVIEW OF THEORETICAL MODELS OF SECURITY; A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF THE NEW FEDERAL STANDARD FOR CODE ENCIPHERMENT; SOME NEW METHODS FOR ENCIPHERING RANDOM-ACCESS FILES; A CHAPTER ON PREVENTING MISUSE OF DATA IN 'STATISTICAL' FILES; AND A DISCUSSION OF LEGISLATIVE TRENDS IN PRIVACY AND THEIR RAMIFICATIONS FOR SYSTEMS DESIGN. IN ADDITION, A COMPREHENSIVE REFERENCE LIST IS PROVIDED FOR THE READER WHO WISHES TO PURSUE CERTAIN AREAS IN MORE DETAIL. QUESTIONS FOR SELF-STUDY OR CLASS USE FOLLOW EACH CHAPTER. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...MSP
Index Term(s): Computer abuse; Computer hardware systems; Computer privacy and security; Computer software; Computers; Data security; Information processing; Laws and Statutes; Records; Right of privacy
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