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Audit and evaluation of computer security II

Audit and evaluation of computer security II

system vulnerabilities and controls : proceedings of the NBS invitational workshop, held at Miami Beach, Florida, November 28-30, 1978

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electronic data processing departments -- Security measures -- Congresses.,
  • Electronic data processing departments -- Management -- Congresses.,
  • Auditing -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Zella G. Ruthberg.
    SeriesComputer science and technology, NBS special publication ; 500-57, NBS special publication ;, 500-57.
    ContributionsRuthberg, Zella G., United States. National Bureau of Standards.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC100 .U57 no. 500-57, HF5548.2 .U57 no. 500-57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationca. 250 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4236003M
    LC Control Number80600034


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National Bureau of Standards.;]. Get this from a library. Audit and evaluation of computer security II: system vulnerabilities and controls: proceedings of the NBS invitational workshop, held at Miami Beach, Florida, November[Zella G Ruthberg; United States.

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