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Multics (MULTiplexed Information and Computing Service) was

a multiuser operating system developed in the mid-1960s by MIT, GE, and Bell Laboratories that featured elaborate access controls.[1]

It was "the first commercial operating system that was developed . . . with security as a design goal."[2]

References Edit

  1. Trust in Cyberspace, at 309.
  2. Computers at Risk: Safe Computing in the Information Age, at 144.

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