Developments in Security Mechanism Standards

Developments in Security Mechanism Standards

Chris Mitchell (University of London, UK)
Copyright: © 2000 |Pages: 62
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-878289-71-1.ch008
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Abstract

However, despite this wide range of standardisation activity, the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27 work is unique in being both truly international and also aimed at general applications. As such, while we mention the relevant work of other standards bodies, the main focus of this chapter is the work of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27. The main purpose of this chapter is to bring the international standards for cryptographic techniques to the widest possible audience. Adoption of these standards, which have received detailed scrutiny from experts worldwide, can only help to improve the quality of products incorporating security features. Note that much of the work described in this chapter is based on recent research. For brevity, references to research papers are not included here. For further information the interested reader should consult the bibliographies in the quoted standards, or the excellent encyclopaedic work (Menezes, van Oorschot and Vanstone, 1997).

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Table of Contents
Preface
Lech Janczewski
Chapter 1
Jonathan W. Palmer, Jamie Kliewer, Mark Sweat
The security issue has been a compelling one for many organizations. In two separate studies completed in April 1998, Fortune 1000 companies... Sample PDF
Security Risk Assessment and Electronic Commerce: A Cross-Industry Analysis
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Chapter 2
Jairo A. Gutierrez
The growing popularity of the Internet has taken many organisations by surprise. Established mechanisms such as fax technology, electronic data... Sample PDF
Securing the Internet in New Zealand: Threats and Solutions
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Chapter 3
Dieter Fink
While much attention is currently being devoted to solving technological challenges of the Internet, for example increasing the bandwidth on... Sample PDF
Developing Trust for Electronic Commerce
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Chapter 4
Lech Janczewski
In this chapter we will discuss the issue of managing security processing in business organization with special emphasis on computer systems. Our... Sample PDF
Managing Security Functions Using Security Standards
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Chapter 5
Fredj Dridi, Gustaf Neumann
Advances in the World Wide Web technology have resulted in the proliferation of significant collaborative applications in commercial environments.... Sample PDF
Managing Security in the World Wide Web: Architecture, Services and Techniques
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Chapter 6
Henry B. Wolfe
The protection of information for business or private purposes can be achieved through the careful selection and use of cryptographic tools.... Sample PDF
Cryptography: Protecting Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of Data
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Chapter 7
Dieter Gollmann
Products promising to secure electronic commerce and other Internet applications tend to rely heavily on cryptography. On occasion, it seems that... Sample PDF
Foundations for Cryptography
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Chapter 8
Chris Mitchell
However, despite this wide range of standardisation activity, the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27 work is unique in being both truly international and also aimed... Sample PDF
Developments in Security Mechanism Standards
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Chapter 9
Charles Prysby, Nicole Prysby
Electronic mail (e-mail) has become increasingly important in the workplace. The growth of this new medium of communication has generated important... Sample PDF
Electronic Mail, Employee Privacy and the Workplace
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Chapter 10
Gehan Gunasekara
This chapter canvasses the impact of the Privacy Act 1993 on those who transact their business in cyberspace who fall within the Act’s definition of... Sample PDF
Protecting Personal Privacy in Cyberspace: The Limitations of Third Generation Data Protection Laws such as the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993
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