Operating System Design/Security/Security

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Security is one of the most sought-after features in an operating system today. With computers now being used to store vast amounts of data, from top-secret government information to enterprises and business keeping track of bank account numbers, security in an operating system is a must. Within the next pages we will discuss the basics of OS security, from user authentication and cryptography to modern internet cryptographic algorithms.

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