The Origin and Early History of the Computer Security Software Products Industry

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Abstract

In the second half of the 1970s established computer firms and new IT start-ups chose alternative paths to offer commercial access control systems to organizational mainframe computer users. These developments in effect launched the computer security software products industry with IBM's Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) and SKK's Access Control Facility 2 (ACF2).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number7116464
Pages (from-to)46-58
Number of pages13
JournalIEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2015

Keywords

  • IBM RACF
  • IBM Share
  • SKK ACF2
  • access control software
  • computer security
  • history of computing

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