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dc.titleInformation security in the small systems context: A framework for understanding
dc.contributor.authorGable, Guy G.
dc.contributor.authorHighland, Harold Joseph
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-15T06:08:33Z
dc.date.available2014-12-15T06:08:33Z
dc.date.issued1993
dc.identifier.citationGable, Guy G., Highland, Harold Joseph (1993). Information security in the small systems context: A framework for understanding. IFIP Transactions A: Computer Science and Technology (A-37) : 37-51. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.isbn0444817484
dc.identifier.issn09265473
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/117438
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents a framework for better understanding of small systems security research. Small computer systems are defined as personal computers, local area networks, and multi-user and similar installations, including everything from powerful network servers and scientific work-stations to notebooks, palm-tops and personal organizers. Two important differentiating characteristics of small systems environments are identified as (1) the segregation of functions that is possible in many large systems environments but frequently not possible in the smaller system context, and (2) the difficulty encountered in the small systems environment, in attracting, developing and retaining specialized technical expertise. These two characteristics are found to be common to three main small system environments: (1) small business organizational systems, (2) end user computing, and (3) down-sized/distributed computing. A framework for interrelating the characteristics of small computer systems and the three environments is proposed.
dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeBook Chapter
dc.contributor.departmentINFORMATION SYSTEMS & COMPUTER SCIENCE
dc.description.sourcetitleIFIP Transactions A: Computer Science and Technology
dc.description.issueA-37
dc.description.page37-51
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dc.identifier.isiutNOT_IN_WOS
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