University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Information and Library Science
INLS 566, Information Security
Previous sessions of INLS 566 (aka INLS 187)
Other items of interest
- General resources
- Windows/NT Security
- Various Resources
- Laws and Policies
- Key privacy organizations
- Incident reporting, also some updates and announcements
- Get the Code, Stay Informed
- Hacker Hangouts and Information
- Products, Software and Services
- Hacker Publications
Note that almost all the other resources listed tend to
focus on Unix security.
Amy Friedlander, Allison Mankin, W. Douglas Maughan, and Stephen D. Crocker,
"DNSSEC: A Protocol Toward Securing the Internet Infrastructure",
Communications of the ACM, vol. 50, no. 6 (June 2007), pp. 44-50.
(A survey of DNS, and the security extensions proposed c. 2004,
which would add cryptographic authentication to DNS servers.)
- PGP FAQs, including
information about cryptography in general from
www.pgpi.org (home of PGP)
- NIST's Computer Security Resource
Clearinghouse. A variety of government-directed security resources.
- Nice collection of security information and forums on the Internet at
Security pointers page
- Lots of Crypto links
Laws and Policies
Key privacy organizations
Incident reporting, also some updates and announcements
Get the Code, Stay Informed
Hacker Hangouts and Information
Products, Software and Services
- RSA, involved in encryption
standards and policy
- McAffee, anti-virus
- SecurityFocus, home
of BugTRAQ and other mailing lists. Security consulting and
- Symantec, makers of
Norton Anti-Virus and other products.
the FBI's Combined DNA Index System.
- Sarah Gordon's Web site. Sarah
has done research on hackers and their characteristics, and seems to
have a solid background & integrity.
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