Information Security in Education
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
This Wikibook is an introduction to information security aimed primarily at K-12 administrators, educators, and (to a lesser extent) technology staff. Security is an important issue for many reasons, but security professionals have found that actions taken to increase security often have a minimal, or even opposite, effect.
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by Danny Smith - Australian Computer Emergency Response Team
This report examines the threats a computer system might face, and details what tools and techniques are available to combat them. An examination of common authentication techniques is provided, including X.509 Strong Authentication and Kerberos.
by N. Richard Wagner - Univ. of Texas San Antonio
Indeed, what if crime were impossible? This book explores technological possibilities for society, including controversial techniques like computer surveillance and tracking, and sophisticated identification of individuals.
by J.H. Saltzer, M.D. Schroeder - MIT
This tutorial paper explores the mechanics of protecting computer-stored information from unauthorized use or modification. It concentrates on those architectural structures that are necessary to support information protection.
by Kelvin Karanja
An in-depth look at passwords and what they really mean to us; what is their actual role; can it be said that we can't do without passwords, what are their vulnerabilities and what is their effect then on the bigger picture that is Cyber Security.