Monday, July 28, 2008

Security Engineering - The Book

A book called Security Engineering (1st Ed.), by Ross Anderson, is free for download at here (41MB). You can also download the each of the chapter below from his site. Here's the table of content:

The foreword, preface and other front matter
  1. What is Security Engineering?
  2. Protocols
  3. Passwords
  4. Access Control
  5. Cryptography
  6. Distributed Systems
  7. Multilevel Security
  8. Multilateral Security
  9. Banking and Bookkeeping
  10. Monitoring Systems
  11. Nuclear Command and Control
  12. Security Printing and Seals
  13. Biometrics
  14. Physical Tamper Resistance
  15. Emission Security
  16. Electronic and Information Warfare
  17. Telecom System Security
  18. Network Attack and Defense
  19. Protecting E-Commerce Systems
  20. Copyright and Privacy Protection
  21. E-Policy
  22. Management Issues
  23. System Evaluation and Assurance
  24. Conclusions
  25. Bibliography

Six sample chapters from his 2nd ed. can be downloaded for free too. The 2nd ed. of his book is available at Amazon. Have a look at his homepage for more information.
  • Table of contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 2: Usability and Psychology
  • Chapter 10: Banking and Bookkeeping
  • Chapter 11: Physical Protection
  • Chapter 18: API Security
  • Chapter 23: The Bleeding Edge
  • Chapter 24: Terror, Justice and Freedom
  • Bibliography
  • Index