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Computer Security: Virus Highlights Need for Improved Internet Management

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Computer Security: Virus Highlights Need for Improved Internet Management
Title
Computer Security: Virus Highlights Need for Improved Internet Management
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In November 1988, a computer program caused thousands of computers on the Internet a multinetwork system connecting over 60,000 computers nationwide and overseas to shut down. This program, commonly referred to as a computer virus or worm, entered computers and continuously recopied itself, consuming resources and hampering network operations. Concerned about Internet security and the virus incident, the Chairman, Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance, House Committee on Energy and Commerce, asked GAO to provide an overview of the virus incident, examine issues relating to Internet security and vulnerabilities, and describe the factors affecting the prosecution of computer virus incidents
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DTICE
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no index present
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non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hoy, J. B
  • Brewer, M. T
  • Peterson, B. A
  • Dittmer, G
  • GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY DIV
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Data processing security
  • Computer viruses
  • Computer programs
  • Data management
  • Networks
  • Telecommunications
  • Internet
  • Computer Systems
  • Computer Systems Management and Standards
Label
Computer Security: Virus Highlights Need for Improved Internet Management
Instantiates
Publication
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Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
50 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227871687
  • (OCoLC)ocn227871687
Label
Computer Security: Virus Highlights Need for Improved Internet Management
Publication
Note
Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
50 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227871687
  • (OCoLC)ocn227871687

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