Accession Number : ADA185235

Title :   Microcomputer Security Issues in an Office Environment.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan-Sep 86,

Corporate Author : DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD COMPUT ATION MATHEMATICS/LOGISTICS DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Zaritsky, Irving S

PDF Url : ADA185235

Report Date : Nov 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : This report presents the issues which management must address in establishing policy and procedures to provide physical security for microcomputers and protection for unclassified but sensitive information used by these machines in an office environment. Although recommendations are also provided, this report is not intended to be a handbook on formal risk analysis. This report does not cover the following topics: 1) Physical hazards such as fire or water damage. 2) Environmental issues such as pollution, temperature or humidity. 3) TEMPEST issues such as electromagnetic emanation control. 4) Mainframe issues are briefly addressed.

Descriptors :   *DATA PROCESSING, *MICROCOMPUTERS, SECURITY, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, OFFICE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES, RISK, ACCESS, POLICIES, ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION

Subject Categories : Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE