Essay 1 What Is There to Worry About ? An Introduction to the Computer Security Problem

@inproceedings{Brinkley2006Essay1W,
  title={Essay 1 What Is There to Worry About ? An Introduction to the Computer Security Problem},
  author={Donald L. Brinkley and Roger R. Schell},
  year={2006}
}
This essay provides an overview of the vulnerabilities and threats to information security in computer systems. It begins with a historical presentation of past experiences with vulnerabilities in communication security along with present and future computer security experiences. The historical perspective demonstrates that misplaced confidence in the security of a system is worse than having no confidence at all in its security. Next, the essay describes four broad areas of computer misuse: (1… CONTINUE READING