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Main Title Defending secrets, sharing data : new locks and keys for electronic information.
Publisher Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.,
Year Published 1987
Report Number OTA-CIT-310
Stock Number 052-003-01083-6
OCLC Number 16953850
ISBN $8.50
Subjects Computer security--United States ; Data protection--United States ; Electronic data processing departments--Security measures ; Automatic Data Processing ; Computers--United States--Access control
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  QA76.9.A25D44 1987 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/05/1988
Collation vi, 187 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Shipping list no.: 87-646-P. "Second component of OTA's assessment of new communications technologies. The first component, The Electronic supervisor: new technologies, new tensions, was published in September 1987"--Foreword. "October 1987"--Page 4 of cover. Includes bibliographical references. "OTA-CIT-310"--Page 4 of cover. S/N 052-003-01083-6. Item 1070-M.
Contents Notes
Executive summary -- Introduction -- The vulnerabilirties of electronic information systems -- Security safeguards and practices -- Improving information security -- Major trends in policy development -- Federal policy issues and options -- Requesting letters -- National policy on protection on sensitive, but unclassified information in Federal government telecommunications and automated information systems -- The data encryption standard -- Message authentication, public-key ciphers, and digital signatures -- Acronyms -- Contributors and reviewers.