A Process for Developing a Common Vocabulary in the Information Security Area

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Jan V. Knop, Alexey A. Salʹnikov, V. V. I︠A︡shchenko
IOS Press, 2007 - Computers - 107 pages
"For the last years there are tendencies of growing numbers of cyber attacks and the scale of casualties has been growing as well. Cyber attacks against critically important segments of informational infrastructure including the systems of control of transport and dangerous industry are becoming more real. Since the attacks are made with the use of global informational infrastructure they could be organized from every part of the planet, which means that we can only resist them with the help of international cooperation. The scientific part of such strategies must have the adjustable terminology and the conception apparatus. Every scientific investigation - when it accompanies specialists from different countries - has to start with agreement upon the terminology. There is a need to harmonize different languages in which specialists speak in order to guarantee the information security. These are the languages of the lawyers, insurers, brokers, creators, technicians, law-enforcement structures and standardizations."
 

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Contents

Opening Speech
1
Opening Speech
2
Legal Groundwork for Information Security and Conceptual Framework
4
Basic Concepts and Taxonomy of Dependable and Secure Computing
10
A Common Language for Creating International Security Policies
52
Towards the Creation of Security Ontologism for Information Technology Communications Information Systems Information and Knowledge in Or...
62
The Human Factor
70
About Information Concept Its Essence and Role in Social and Technical Systems
84
Terms for the Glossary on Counter Cyberterrorism
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DECLARATION of the NATORussia Advanced Research Workshop A Process for Developing a Common Vocabulary in the Information Security A...
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Author Index
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Copyright

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