State of the art in network security

Ahlgren, Bengt and Lindgren, Per and Sirotkin, Teet (1990) State of the art in network security. [SICS Report]



This report is an effort to describe the state-of-the-art in computer network security focusing on the OSI Security architecture. Other sources of information include the NCSC "Trusted Network Interpretation of the TCSEC". The report describes the security threats imposed on networks and the countermeasures available. It gives a detailed description of the security services defined in the OSI Security architecture and the mechanisms proposed for realizing these services. An overview of security management with emphasis on key management is also included. The report contains numerous references to books and articles in the field of network security.

Item Type:SICS Report
Additional Information:Original report number T90004.
ID Code:2183
Deposited By:Vicki Carleson
Deposited On:14 Jan 2009
Last Modified:18 Nov 2009 16:01

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