Definition[edit | edit source]

Software security is

general purpose (executive, utility or software development tools) and applications programs or routines that protect data handled by a system.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Department of Defense, National Computer Security Center, Glossary of Computer Security Terms (NCSC-TG-004, Ver. 1) (Oct. 21, 1988).
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