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A Matter of Policy

Published

Author(s)

David F. Ferraiolo, Jeffrey M. Voas, George Hurlburt

Abstract

This paper discusses system security policies. System policies are the set of rules that when implemented afford a strategy for the protection of information. The policy objectives are diverse and span the social-economic spectrum. System policies govern such elements as individual privacy, selective access to proprietary information, national security protection, fraud prevention, data surety and conflict-of-interest. Policy can derive from laws and regulation, but may also stem from business culture and it's tolerance for risk.
Citation
IT Professional (IEEE)
Volume
14
Issue
2

Keywords

policy, software security, information security, fraud prevention

Citation

Ferraiolo, D. , Voas, J. and Hurlburt, G. (2012), A Matter of Policy, IT Professional (IEEE), [online], https://doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2012.30 (Accessed May 17, 2022)
Created March 26, 2012, Updated November 10, 2018