"Security engineering is different from any other kind of programming. . . . if you're even thinking of doing any security engineering, you need to read this book." — Bruce Schneier "This is the best book on computer security.
Author: Ross J. Anderson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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.