An Introduction to Computer Security: The NIST Handbook
by National Institute of Standards and Technology
Number of pages: 296
This handbook provides assistance in securing computer-based resources (including hardware, software, and information) by explaining important concepts, cost considerations, and interrelationships of security controls. It illustrates the benefits of security controls, the major techniques or approaches for each control, and important related considerations. The handbook was written primarily for those who have computer security responsibilities and need assistance understanding basic concepts and techniques. Within the federal government, this includes those who have computer security responsibilities for sensitive systems.
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by Ross J. Anderson, Ross Anderson - Wiley
The author lays the groundwork on how to build a secure and dependable system. Every security aspect is discussed: passwords, access control, attacks, physical security and policy, information warfare, privacy protection, and more.
by Tom Szuba - NCES
This guide has been developed for educational administrators at the building, campus, district, system, and state levels. It will help them better understand how to effectively secure their information, software, computer and networking equipment.
by Sean Boran - Boran Consulting
This document defines a security policy, outlines structure of a security organization, presents current security mechanisms, and provides technical guidelines for operating systems, applications and networks used in client/server systems.
by Angsheng Li, Yicheng Pan, Wei Zhang - arXiv
We propose a definition of security and a definition of robustness of networks against the cascading failure models of deliberate attacks and random errors respectively, and investigate the principles of the security and robustness of networks.