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Author: Wayne Jansen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: research, metrics, security, directions
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437924514
ISBN-13: 9781437924510

Information security metrics are seen as an important factor in making sound decisions about various aspects of security, ranging from the design of security architectures and controls to the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations. Security metrics strive to offer a quantitative and objective basis for security assurance. During the last few decades, researchers have made various attempts to develop measures and systems of measurement for computer security with varying degrees of success. This paper provides an overview of the security metrics area and looks at possible avenues of
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Author: Bernard L. Ungar
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: security, leased, facilities, owned, federally, responsibilities, building
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2003-01
ISBN-10: 0756729920
ISBN-13: 9780756729929

In the wake of Sept. 11, 2001, this report discusses the respon. of 22 Fed. agencies for the protection of the Fed. bldgs. they own &/or occupy. It determines: the roles & responsibilities that Fed. departments & agencies have in providing security for office space they occupy; whether security assessments of facilities had been completed; the types of security forces & technologies used to secure & protect Fed. bldgs; funding for security oper.; the coordination of security efforts within & among agencies to improve or enhance bldg. security; & impediments that make it difficult to tighten se
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Author: Barbara Guttman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: handbook, nist, security, computer, introduction
Number of Pages: 289
Published: 1995-04
ISBN-10: 0788128302
ISBN-13: 9780788128301

Covers: elements of computer security; roles & responsibilities; common threats; computer security policy; computer security program & risk management; security & planning in the computer system life cycle; assurance; personnel/user issues; preparing for contingencies & disasters; computer security incident handling; awareness, training, & education; physical & environmental security; identification & authentication; logical access control; audit trails; cryptography; & assessing & mitigating the risks to a hypothetical computer system.
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Author: Jess T. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: security, homeland, visa, program, department, strengthen, actions, needed, border, management
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2005-11-01
ISBN-10: 1422302326
ISBN-13: 9781422302323

The Homeland Security Act of 2002 required that the Dept. of Homeland Security's (DHS) on-site personnel in Saudi Arabia review all visa applications. The Act also authorized the expansion of the Visa Security Program to other embassies & consulates to provide expert advice & training to consular officers, among other things. Given the congressional interest in effective implementation of the Visa Security Program, this report assessed: (1) the Visa Security Officers' activities in Saudi Arabia; & (2) DHS's plans to expand its Visa Security Program to other consular posts overseas. Includes re
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trusted, systems, modeling, security, understanding, guide
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 1993-05-01
ISBN-10: 1568062966
ISBN-13: 9781568062969

Provides guidance on the construction, evaluation, and use of security policy models for automated information systems (AIS) used to protect sensitive and classified information. Includes an overview of a security modeling process and discusses techniques for security modeling techniques and specific systems, security levels and partially ordered sets, and available support tools. Also, philosophy of protection outline and security model outline. Glossary and references.
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Author: Cita M. Furlani
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: information, systems, federal, requirements, security, minimum
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2009-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437912702
ISBN-13: 9781437912708

The E-Government Act, passed by the 107th Congress and signed into law by the Pres. in Dec. 2002, recognized the importance of info. security to the economic and nat. security interests of the U.S. Title III of the Act, entitled the Fed. Info. Security Mgmt. Act (FISMA), emphasizes the need for each fed. agency to develop, document, and implement an enterprise-wide program to provide info. security for the info. systems that support the operations of the agency. FISMA directed the promulgation of fed. standards for: (1) the security categorization of fed. info. and info. systems based on the o
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: security, threat, national, report, poses, sixth, psi, service, personnel, investigations, defense, backlog
Number of Pages: 45
Published:
ISBN-10: 1428980431
ISBN-13: 9781428980433
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