International Standardisation of IT Security

  • Klaus Vedder
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1528)


This paper discusses the standards and activities of the ISO/IEC committee SC 27 “Information technology - Security techniques”, which develops general security mechanisms, guidelines and criteria for IT security, and of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, which specifies security services as part of the standardisation of telecommunication systems.


Work Item International Electrotechnical Commission Cryptographic Algorithm Data Encryption Standard International Telecommunication Union 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Vedder
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  1. 1.Giesecke & Devrient GmbHMünchenGermany

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