Accession Number : ADP002915

Title :   Computerized Site Security Monitor and Response System,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS WASHINGTON D C INST FOR COMPUTER SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Moore,R. T.

Report Date : 01 JUN 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : An integrated, state-of-the-art, computer-based system has been defined to enhance and improve the overall physical security of storage sites for nuclear weapons and materials. It would provide for the interconnection of a distributed network of computers with a survivable, fiber optics communications network. This distributed processing system would monitor and control the various physical security sub-systems on the site, including intrusion alarms and alarm assessment subsystems, access control equipments, deterrent systems. Sensors responsive to meteorological and environmental stimuli are provided to permit the use of correlation techniques to identify certain classes of nuisance alarms. The system is intended to provide local security forces with appropriate preprogrammed response initiatives. Changes in site security status and the resulting response actions are automatically reported up-channel to higher command levels and reserve forces are automatically called out in situations where there is any question of the ability of local guard forces to cope. The problem of maintaining system reliability and maintainability without compromising system integrity and security receives special consideration. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Intrusion detectors, *Intrusion detection, *Warning systems, *Computer applications, *Area security, Communications networks, Computer communications, Response, Systems analysis, Reliability, Maintainability, Operational effectiveness, Cost effectiveness, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE