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An Introduction to Computer Security: The NIST Handbook

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An Introduction to Computer Security: The NIST Handbook
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Number of pages: 296

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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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