Computer virus security in the Department of the Navy
Salters, Michael Jerome
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This thesis discusses the growing threat of computer viruses and their impact on Automated Information Systems. In particular, it attempts to show a need to establish sound security programs that properly address computer viruses. A major area of the thesis focuses on current guidance by the Department of Defense and the Department of the Navy and provides recommendation for an effective Navy organization to effectively combat the security threat from computer viruses. This thesis focuses on viruses gernerally associated with personal computer systems and PC based local area networks. However, the policies, guidelines and organizational measures presented in this paper are applicable to larger computer systems and networks.
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