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Underlying Technical Models for Information Technology Security



G Stoneburner


Underlying Technical Models for Information Technology Security provides a description of the technical foundations, termed models, that underlie secure information technology (IT). The intent is to provide, in a concise form, the models that should be considered in the design and development of technical security capabilities. These models encompass lessons learned, good practices, and specific technical considerations.The intended audience consists of both government and private sectors including:-- IT users desiring a better understanding of system security,-- Engineers and architects designing/building security capabilities, and-- Those developing guidance for others to use in implementing security capabilities.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-33
Report Number


computer security, information technology security, IT security, technical models


Stoneburner, G. (2001), Underlying Technical Models for Information Technology Security, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 13, 2024)


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Created December 1, 2001, Updated February 19, 2017