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NCJ Number: 82971 Find in a Library
Title: Data Security Program Development - An Overview
Journal: Computer Security Journal  Volume:1  Issue:2  Dated:(Winter 1982)  Pages:23-29
Author(s): W R Schmitt
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 7
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: While some may look upon data security as a new field centering around technical considerations, the author suggests that it is primarily a management issue and involves the basic concepts of separation of duties and internal controls.
Abstract: With the growth of data processing, there has been a corresponding interest in legislation to satisfy the public's concern for privacy and computer crime. The need to develop a comprehensive data security approach, including physical security, contingency planning, data access controls, network security, data classification, and a policy statement is reviewed with a special emphasis on the need to establish an organizational security policy. This paper is based on a presentation at the 59th Conference of the Insurance Accounting and Statistical Association last June. (Publisher's abstract)
Index Term(s): Computer privacy and security; Data security; Program planning; Security management
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