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- DescriptionThis anniversary edition which has stood the test of time as a runaway best-seller provides a practical, straight-forward guide to achieving security throughout computer networks. No theory, math, fiction of what should be working but isn't, just the facts. Kwn as the master of cryptography, Schneier uses his extensive field experience with his own clients to dispel the myths that often mislead IT managers as they try to build secure systems. A much-touted section: Schneier's tutorial on just what cryptography (a subset of computer security) can and cant do for them, has received far-reaching praise from both the technical and business community. Praise for Secrets and Lies This is a business issue, t a technical one, and executives can longer leave such decisions to techies. That's why Secrets and Lies belongs in every manager's library. -Business Week Startlingly lively...a jewel box of little surprises you can actually use. -Fortune Secrets is a comprehensive, well-written work on a topic few business leaders can afford to neglect. -Business 2.0 Instead of talking algorithms to geeky programmers, [Schneier] offers a primer in practical computer security aimed at those shopping, communicating or doing business online-almost everyone, in other words. -The Ecomist Schneier...peppers the book with lively anecdotes and aphorisms, making it unusually accessible. -Los Angeles Times With a new and compelling Introduction by the author, this premium edition will become a keepsake for security enthusiasts of every stripe.
- Author BiographyBruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a security guru by The Economist. He is the author of twelve books including his seminal work, Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C, and Secrets & Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter Crypto-Gram and blog Schneier on Security are read by over 250,000 people. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, a program fellow at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute, a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and an Advisory Board member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. He is also the Chief Technology Officer of Resilient Systems, Inc. You can read his blog, essays, and academic papers at www.schneier.com. He tweets at @schneierblog.
- Author(s)Bruce Schneier
- PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Date of Publication24/04/2015
- SubjectComputing: Professional & Programming
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight742 g
- Width157 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine35 mm
- Edition Statement15th Anniversary edition
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