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Data Security

  1. Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati1,
  2. Pierangela Samarati1,
  3. Sushil Jajodia2

Published Online: 14 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050118.ecse096

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

How to Cite

De Capitani di Vimercati, S., Samarati, P. and Jajodia, S. 2007. Data Security. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Università degli Studi di Milano, Crema, Italy

  2. 2

    George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2007

Abstract

The problem of protecting information has existed since information has been managed. Ensuring protection against threats to data security requires a variety of measures. This article focuses, in particular, on the protection of information against possible violations by users, insiders or intruders.

Keywords:

  • denial-of-service;
  • encryption;
  • audit;
  • access control;
  • authentication;
  • smartcard