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An Introduction to Information Security

Published

Author(s)

Michael Nieles, Kelley L. Dempsey, Victoria Y. Pillitteri

Abstract

Organizations rely heavily on the use of information technology (IT) products and services to run their day-to-day activities. Ensuring the security of these products and services is of the utmost importance for the success of the organization. This publication provides an introduction to the information security principles organizations may leverage in order to understand the information security needs of their respective systems.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-12 Rev. 1
Report Number
800-12 Rev. 1

Keywords

assurance, computer security, information security, introduction, risk management, security controls, security requirements

Citation

Nieles, M. , Dempsey, K. and Pillitteri, V. (2017), An Introduction to Information Security, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-12r1 (Accessed December 6, 2021)
Created June 22, 2017, Updated November 10, 2018