Accession Number : AD0521865

Title :   AF/ACS Computer Security Controls Study.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Sep-15 Nov 71,

Corporate Author : ANDERSON (JAMES P) AND CO FORT WASHINGTON PA

Personal Author(s) : Anderson,James P.

Report Date : NOV 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : The results of a study of the security implications of a proposed open-secure mode of operation for the USAF Data Services Center (ACS) are presented. Security vulnerabilities of the proposed mode of operations are identified and security controls to counteract the vulnerabilities are described. Estimates of the risks involved in the open-secure mode of operations are also provided. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DIGITAL COMPUTERS, *SECURE COMMUNICATIONS), (*DATA PROCESSING, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS), (*TIME SHARING, VULNERABILITY), COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, CONTROL SYSTEMS, REMOTE CONTROL, CLASSIFICATION, COVERT OPERATIONS, DETECTION, UNCERTAINTY, DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS, RELIABILITY, COST EFFECTIVENESS, MEMORY DEVICES, PROTECTION, PENETRATION

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware
      Computer Systems
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE