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Computer Security: Selected Articles



Marianne M. Swanson, Elizabeth B. Lennon


This National Institute of Standards and Technology Internal Report (NISTIR) presents nine articles which represent a wide spectrum of computer security information. The articles were selected by the staff of the Computer Security Division, Computer Systems Laboratory, at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The information provided is by no means comprehensive; rather the articles offer a quick reference or an introduction to a specific security technology. The second part of this document contains a reading list prepared by the Information Exchange Working Group of the Computer and Telecommunications Security Council, a government/industry technical group that was sponsored by NIST from 1987 to 1990. The list provides titles, sources, and abstracts of important computer security publications that were relevant to the council's interests.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 4545
Report Number


bibliography, encryption, Internet, local area network, risk analysis, security, viruses


Swanson, M. and Lennon, E. (1991), Computer Security: Selected Articles, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 18, 2024)


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Created April 1, 1991, Updated November 10, 2018