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Issue No.05 - September/October (2008 vol.6)
pp: 77-81
Roland L. Trope , Trope and Schramm, LLP
William J. Adams , US Military Academy, West Point
As enterprises increasingly depend on digitized data and seek commercial opportunities from accelerated digital access and transmission, senior management and boards of directors haven't sufficiently updated their enterprises' security protections on digitally stored information. Consequently, new and increasingly frequent attacks have occurred against their digital information assets. Enterprises must "harden the target" to protect against attacks against these assets.
target hardening, digital information assets, digital attacks, digital protection
Roland L. Trope, Monique Witt, William J. Adams, "Hardening the Target", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.6, no. 5, pp. 77-81, September/October 2008, doi:10.1109/MSP.2008.118
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