The basic tools and mechanisms to provide information security have been presented and classified. The notion of threat and security policy has been scrutinized. The methods of cryptographic protection of information, their advantages and disadvantages have been explored as well.
information security, security threat, the mechanisms of information security, security policy, protection of cryptographic methods
"Analyz sushchestvuiushchykh mekhanyzmov ynformatsyonnoi bezopasnosty" [analysis of existing mechanisms of information security],
Scientific Works of Kharkiv National Air Force University,