Part of the Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science book series (UTICS)
In this chapter, we cover
Basic definitions and terminology relevant to security
Security issues in distributed systems
The need for cryptography
Practical issues related to the implementation of security
KeywordsSecurity Policy Security Mechanism Trust Third Party Authentication Server Covert Channel
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
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