Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 5, 2010 - Computers - 1080 pages
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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.
  

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Review: Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems

User Review  - Will - Goodreads

I'm of two minds about this book. One the one hand, it's an amazingly comprehensive reference. If you're not a security geek, this book will tell you everything you never knew you wanted to know. It ... Read full review

Review: Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

ugh. This book was chocked full of information, but it was obfuscated by nearly illegible grammar and structure. Exceptionally difficult reading. Read full review

Contents

Preface tothe Second Edition
Further Acknowledgments for the Second Edition
AFramework
Telecom System Security
Modes ofOperation
Emission Security
Multilevel Security
Security Printing and Seals
Part III
Research Problems Further Reading Chapter 6 Distributed Systems
Chapter 18
Usabilityand Psychology
Economics
Vulnerabilitiesin NetworkProtocols
Insights from Psychology Research
Further reading

Introduction
Inference Control
The Residual Problem
Research Problems
Research Problems
Further reading
Further reading
Research Problems
Chapter
FingerprintsIrisCodes Voice Recognition
Protocols
Ways Forward
Conclusions
Bankingand Bookkeeping
AccessControl Introduction
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Ross Anderson is Professor of Security Engineering at Cambridge University and a pioneer of security economics. Widely recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on security, he has published many studies of how real security systems fail and made trailblazing contributions to numerous technologies from peer-to-peer systems and API analysis through hardware security.

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