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Support for this project was provided by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (award number N00174-03-C-0074), the National Science Foundation (award number CNS-0221722), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (contract number SB1341-03-C-0028), the Department of Homeland Security through the National Science Foundation (award number CNS-0344585), the National Academy of Engineering, the National Research Council Fund (no award number), and F. Thomas Leighton and Bonnie Berger Leighton. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations, agencies, or individuals that provided support for the project.

Back cover: Summarized in the right-hand column of the chart is the new mind-set advocated in this report as essential to achieving a more generally secure cyberspace.

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Toward a safer and more secure cyberspace / Committee on Improving Cybersecurity Research in the United States, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council of the National Academies ; Seymour E. Goodman and Herbert S. Lin, editors.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 978-0-309-10395-4 (pbk.) -- ISBN 978-0-309-66741-8 (pdf) 1. Computer security. 2. Computer networks--Security measures. 3. Cyberterrorism--Prevention. I. Goodman, Seymour E. II. Lin, Herbert. III. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Improving Cybersecurity Research in the United States.

QA76.9.A25T695 2007

005.8--dc22

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