computer security

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computer security

The protection resulting from all measures to deny unauthorized access and exploitation of friendly computer systems. Also called COMPUSEC. See also communications security.
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This implies, in addition to the COMPUSEC controls discussed in this article, encryption techniques should be used to store and transmit information over unprotected media.
government for over 15 years and is the only company that has products listed in each of the categories of the NSA Evaluated Products List: COMSEC, COMPUSEC, Zone and TEMPEST.
More than 750 people work for the AFCSC; 60% provide COMSEC support, 30% work in selected communications/electronics maintenance areas and the rest are involved in COMPUSEC, OPSEC and Tempest.