Security mechanisms also must protect what goes out
Passwords to guard entry arent enough to protect complex data - security mechanisms also must protect what goes out
"Data can easily find itself in danger of being accessed by bad guys," says emeritus professor of computer science Gio Wiederhold, who will speak about trusted information databases Feb. 14 in Seattle at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). "Passwords and other means of access control are okay, but additional security mechanisms are needed to provide security." To ensure that data records are not released into the wrong hands, Wiederhold suggests adding filters to outgoing data.
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