Computer Security by John M. Carroll (Auth.)

By John M. Carroll (Auth.)

Machine protection, 3rd variation provides the simplest principles that top expertise, classical safeguard perform, and customary experience need to provide to assist decrease lack of confidence to the bottom attainable point. This completley up-to-date publication comprises new details on advances in computing device gear and the unfold of expertise. it really is a vital textual content for everybody concerned with the operation and safety of the pc complexes which are the guts of brand new businesses.

An up-to-date of the vintage booklet via Butterworth-Heinemann with new fabric on contemporary advances in desktop and the unfold of private laptop know-how.
A whole and finished advent to laptop security.
Includes assurance on machine crime, actual protection, communications, structures safeguard, and chance administration

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Furthermore, it is generally conceded that such assets are essential to the continued operation of the business and cannot be easily replaced. As a consequence, computer rooms and data preparation centers are usually as well protected as other valuable assets such as testing laboratories, catalytic crackers, or precision machine tools. What is not so commonly realized is that the information stored within a computer is also a valuable corporate asset. CLASSIFICATION-THE GOVERNMENT MODEL Only a few corporations have any formalized procedure for safeguarding corporate information.

Cenco, Inc. S. district court on charges that the firm's computers were used to inflate inventory by $28 million, and 1973 revenues by $2 million, so as to deceive potential purchasers of the firm's stock. January 10, 1977. 74 since 1967 by means of 608 checks for false benefit claims. All the checks were issued to her sister-in-law. The sister-inlaw was also indicted, as were the husbands of both women. The scheme was caught in a spot audit in 1974 that turned up an individual's name with no file to support it; subsequent investigation showed that many checks had been made out to that same individual, in every case to the subscriber rather than to a hospital.

Protection of Information 55 The hierarchical structure contemplates four classifications for sensitive information: 1. 2. 3. 4. Top secret: Information whose unauthorized disclosure would cause grave damage to the nation. Secret: Information whose unauthorized disclosure would cause damage to the nation.

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