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computer security

The protection resulting from all measures to deny unauthorized access and exploitation of friendly computer systems. Also called COMPUSEC. See also communications security.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The cooperation agreement, he said, is a kind of an example of public-private partnership that has been recognized worldwide as extremely important in various segments, especially when it comes to computer security.
Researchers found the open-source programs in the pipeline did not follow best practices for computer security, with many of them written in programming languages that are known to continuously run into security problems, like C and C++.
Speaking on the fringes of the 7th Meetings of Professionals of Computer Security Systems organised, Tuesday in Tunis, he added that a draft reconsidering Circular No.
The interviews focused on the subjects' work and home computer use, specifically about online activity, including shopping and banking, computer security, security terminology, and security icons and tools.
The forum provides a chance to communicate the members proposals and views on the development of Computer Security Ambassadors Program and other programs and initiatives that ITA sponsors to achieve cybersecurity and protect the cyberspace in the Sultanate.
According to the IAEA, high on the agenda of the conference will be "computer security from a national perspective, trends in cyber attack and defense, computer security management in nuclear security, computer security threat analysis, computer security for industrial control systems, and operator experience in implementing computer security."
The target audience is 15- to 30-year-olds with some knowledge of computer science, though not necessarily of computer security.
23 November 2010 - Finnish AC drives manufacturer Vacon Oyj (HEL: VAC1V) said today it will cooperate with local computer security provider F-Secure Oyj (HEL: FSC1V) on computer security research in industrial automation applications.
Computer security applications conference; proceedings.
Summary: A leading computer security firm has issued a warning over fake anti-virus software, known as "scareware".
Summary: Tunisia's National Agency for Computer Security will host professionals from 10 African countries for a training workshop from September 28th through October 9th, InfoTunisie reported on Thursday (September 24th).

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