Term Computer and Information Sciences Research
Code TR-6500.1500
Definition Programs that conduct research which focuses on data storage and processing systems including hardware, software, basic design principles, user requirements analysis and related economic and policy issues. Also included is research regarding cybercrime and cybersecurity. Cybercrime involves cases in which computers, mobile phones and other personal devices are used as a weapon to commit a crime such as illegally accessing other computer systems to steal or destroy data, launch denial of service attacks or plant spyware, ransomware or other forms of malware; or become the focus of a cyberattack. Cybersecurity involves identifying security vulnerabilities and potential entry points for hackers and other steps that can be taken to protect individuals and telecommunications systems from data breaches and other cybercriminal activities.
Created 2/14/07
Changed 8/9/18
Use References Computer Crime Research
Computer Science Research
Cybercrime Research
Cybersecurity Research
Malware Research
See Also References Communication Access Realtime Translation (PH-3500.1500)
Computer Access Aids (LH-0600.1550)
Computer and Related Technology Classes (PL-7400.1500)
Computer Distribution Programs (BM-6000.1500)
Computer Donation Programs (TI-1800.6500-150)
Computer Forensics (FN-1300.1800-130)
Computer/Internet Services Volunteer Opportunities (PX-0400.1600)
Computer Repair (BM-7000.1500)
Computer User Groups (PS-8200.1450)
Cybercrime Prevention (FN-1500.1750)
Cybercrime Reporting (FN-1700.1530)
Cybersecurity Insurance (FN-1500.1755)
Cybersecurity Risk Assessment (TP-3350.3450-140)
Electronic Information Resources (TJ-1800)
Information Technology Management Support (TP-3350)
External Classification Terms Computer & Information Science (NPC U03.02)
Computer Science (NTE U41)
General Research (UW
Other Government/Economic Services (AIRS OT-600)
Other Government/Economic Services (CAN OT-600)
Research Institutes & Public Policy Analysis (U) (NTE U05)
Related Concepts Cybercrime
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Bibliographic References "Nonprofit Program Classification System (NPC)", the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), originally a program of Independent Sector, Washington DC, May 1990. NCCS is now a program of the Center for Nonprofits and Philanthropy at The Urban Institute in Washington DC.

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