Computer Security Research Paper by The Research Group

Computer Security
A defininition of computer crime, need for security, crimonal motives, software threats, viruses, access, firewalls, privacy and future.
# 15213 | 3,375 words | 17 sources | 2000 | US
Published on Feb 11, 2003 in Computer and Technology (General) , Criminology (General)

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From personal computers in the home used to track checking accounts and keep household inventories in databases to large supercomputers that control space missions and run the world's largest companies, computers have become commonplace. The number of individuals who have access to the information on those computers has increased as the communications industry has undergone a revolution in recent years, and uncontrolled access to information presents a very real threat in most business and some government information. Because of the highly significant role that computers play in modern life, there is a need to keep information on machines secure from tampering, from unauthorized dissemination, and from unauthorized removal. This research examines various threats facing society from inadequate computer security, and ways in which..."

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