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Recommendations from 2 articles, Mark Russinovich, Linda Xie, Stephen Kinsella.
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The Code Book
The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
Simon Singh - Aug 29, 2000 (first published in 1999)
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In his first book since the bestselling Fermat’s Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code, to the Navajo Code Talkers who helped the Allies win World War II, t...
Practical Malware Analysis
The Hands-On Guide to Dissecting Malicious Software
Michael Sikorski - Feb 01, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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Malware analysis is big business, and attacks can cost a company dearly. When malware breaches your defenses, you need to act quickly to cure current infections and prevent future ones from occurring.For those who want to stay ahead of the latest malware, Practical Malware Analysis will teach you the tools and techniques used by professional analys...
Threat Modeling
Designing for Security
Adam Shostack - Feb 17, 2014
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The book is chock-full of specific and actionable advice, without being tied to specific software, operating systems or languages. For security professionals, the book provides the easiest way to adopt a structured approach to threat modeling. This approach is being promoted by Microsoft, and the book will provide the easiest way to understand the ...
Ghost in the Wires
My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
Kevin Mitnick - Apr 24, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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If they were a hall of fame or shame for computer hackers, a Kevin Mitnick plaque would be mounted the near the entrance. While other nerds were fumbling with password possibilities, this adept break-artist was penetrating the digital secrets of Sun Microsystems, Digital Equipment Corporation, Nokia, Motorola, Pacific Bell, and other mammoth enterp...
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Hacking Exposed 7
Network Security Secrets and Solutions
Stuart McClure - Aug 01, 2012 (first published in 2003)
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A fully updated edition of the world's bestselling computer security book "Hacking Exposed 7: Network Security Secrets and Solutions" is filled with all-new information on today's most devastating attacks and proven countermeasures. The book covers: advanced persistent threats; infrastructure hacks; industrial automation and embedded devices; wirel...