Security Engineering : A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems, Hardback Book

Security Engineering : A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems Hardback

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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.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1080 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Data encryption
  • ISBN: 9780470068526

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This is an updating of Anderson's previous work, which was a standard for the field (it can be obtain in PDF for free on-line). I highly recommend it for those into security. The discipline and thorough treatment of a wide breath of areas that Anderson provides is just what a true security professional needs.

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