The Myths of Security
If you think computer security has improved in recent years, Myths of Security will shake you out of your complacency. Longtime security professional John Viega reports on the sorry state of security, with concrete suggestions for professionals and individuals confronting the issue. Provocative, insightful, and often controversial, The Myths of Security addresses IT professionals who deal with security issues, and speaks to Mac and PC users who spend time online. more »
Beautiful Security
In Beautiful Security, today's security experts offer a collection of essays that describe bold and extraordinary methods to secure computer systems in the face of ever-increasing threats. You'll learn how new and more aggressive security measures work -- and where they will lead us. This far-reaching discussion takes you into the techniques, technology, ethics, and laws at the center of the biggest revolution in the history of network security. more »
Network Security with OpenSSL
OpenSSL is a popular and effective open source version of SSL/TLS, the most widely used protocol for secure network communications. The only guide available on the subject, Network Security with OpenSSLdetails the challenges in securing network communications, and shows you how to use OpenSSL tools to best meet those challenges. Focused on the practical, this book provides only the information that is necessary to use OpenSSL safely and effectively. more »
Secure Programming Cookbook for C and C++
Password sniffing, spoofing, buffer overflows, and denial of service: these are only a few of the attacks on today's computer systems and networks. At the root of this epidemic is poorly written, poorly tested, and insecure code that puts everyone at risk. Clearly, today's developers need help figuring out how to write code that attackers won't be able to exploit. But writing such code is surprisingly difficult. more »