Security Engineering

A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems 2ed

Recommended by Ben Goldacre, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #7 in Security, Ranked #18 in Network Securitysee more rankings.

The world has changed radically since the first edition of this book was published in 2001. Spammers, virus writers, phishermen, money launderers, and spies now trade busily with each other in a lively online criminal economy and as they specialize, they get better. In this indispensable, fully updated guide, Ross Anderson reveals how to build systems that stay dependable whether faced with error or malice. Here's straight talk on critical topics such as technical engineering basics, types of attack, specialized protection mechanisms, security psychology, policy, and more. less

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Ben Goldacre @szbalint it's such a great book, i've always said @rossjanderson should release it in chunks as pop science books. the massive textbook shape doesn't do its accessibility, readability and content justice! (Source)

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