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NCJ Number: 82970 Find in a Library
Title: Managing Computer Security
Journal: Computer Security Journal  Volume:1  Issue:2  Dated:(Winter 1982)  Pages:17-21
Author(s): C Hammer
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 5
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Computer systems grow increasingly complex at the same time government and society depend more on computers in order to function. Protection of computers and computer-stored information from abuse and damage is an increasingly important responsibility for computer center management.
Abstract: Dr. Hammer provides a succinct overview of why computer security is needed and what is involved, with special emphasis on the duties of management and the need for commitment by top management. Topics covered include the basics of computer security, organization of a computer security program, personnel practices, security administration, and backup, recovery, and disaster planning. (Publisher's abstract)
Index Term(s): Computer crime prevention measures; Computer privacy and security; Security management; Security training
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