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71. Security for Telecommuting and Broadband Communications
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-46
Published: 8/1/2002
Authors: David R Kuhn, M C Tracy, Sheila E Frankel
Abstract: This document introduces broadband communication technologies, and the security considerations associated with them. It discusses the use of a personal firewall, which is essential in protecting a home computer from intrusion; provides instructions ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151263

72. Quantum Computing and Communication
Published: 6/28/2002
Authors: Paul E Black, David R Kuhn, Carl J Williams
Abstract: A quantum computer, if built, will be to an ordinary computer as a hydrogen bomb is to gunpowder, at least for some types of computations. Today no quantum computer exists, beyond laboratory prototypes capable of solving only tiny problems, and many ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=51022

73. Introduction to Public Key Technology and the Federal PKI Infrastructure
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-32
Published: 9/19/2001
Authors: David R Kuhn, Chung Tong Hu, William T Polk, S J Change
Abstract: This publication was developed to assist agency decision-makers in determining if a PKI is appropriate for their agency, and how PKI services can be deployed most effectively within a Federal agency. It is intended to provide an overview of PKI func ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151247

74. A Hybrid Authentication Protocol Using Quantum Entanglement and Symmetric Cryptography
Report Number: 6741
Published: 6/13/2001
Author: David R Kuhn
Abstract: This paper presents a hybrid cryptographic protocol, using quantum and classical resources, for authentication and authorization in a network. One or more trusted servers distribute streams of entangled photons to individual resources that seek to c ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151242

75. PBX Vulnerability Analysis: Finding Holes in Your PBX Before Someone Else Does
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-24
Published: 4/1/2001
Author: David R Kuhn
Abstract: This report presents a generic methodology for conducting an analysis of a Private Branch Exchange (PBX) in order to identify security vulnerabilities. The report focuses on digital-based PBXs and addresses the following areas for study: System Arc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151223

76. Converting System Failure Histories Into Future Win Situations
Published: 1/7/2000
Authors: D Wallace, David R Kuhn
Abstract: Most complex systems today contain software, and systems failures activated by software faults can provide lessons for software development practices and software quality assurance. This paper presents an analysis of software-related failures of med ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151672

77. Lessons from 342 Medical Device Failures
Published: 11/17/1999
Authors: D Wallace, David R Kuhn
Abstract: Today's highly complex systems often contain software. Lessons can be learned about softwaredevelopment and assurance concerning quality practices, from system failures activated bysoftware faults. This paper presents an analysis of failures of medi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151659

78. Software Quality Lessons From Medical Device Failure Data
Report Number: 6407
Published: 11/1/1999
Authors: D Wallace, David R Kuhn
Abstract: Most complex systems today contain software, and systems failures activated by software faults can provide lessons for software development practices and software quality assurance. This report presents an analysis of 342 software-related failures o ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151673

79. Software Certification: Testing and Measurement
Published: 7/30/1999
Authors: S A Wakid, David R Kuhn, D Wallace
Abstract: The focus of this article is on cost effective processes for measuring conformance, dependability, and performance of software as three key attributes of its quality. This article discusses the application of principles of measurement science to sof ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151664

80. Software Standards
Published: 10/22/1998
Authors: David R Kuhn, Thomas R. Rhodes, Christopher E Dabrowski
Abstract: This article describes software standards and their characteristics. Development considerations for programmers using standards are explained as well.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151642



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