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 thisbook was published in 2001. Spammers, virus writers, phishermen,money launderers, and spies now trade busily with each other in alively online criminal economy and as they specialize, they getbetter. In this indispensable, fully updated guide, Ross Andersonreveals how to build systems that stay dependable whether facedwith error or malice. Here?s straight talk on critical topics suchas technical engineering basics, types of attack, specializedprotection mechanisms, security psychology, policy, and more.

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User Review  - Jason Copenhaver - Goodreads

Yes.. It's a textbook, but an interesting one. It covers a wide range of security topics with plenty of supporting material, future reading, and even research ideas. The fact that it was updated ... 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


Preface tothe Second Edition
Further Acknowledgments for the Second Edition
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
Vulnerabilitiesin NetworkProtocols
Insights from Psychology Research
Further reading

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

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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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