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Security Savvy

A Visual Guide

Genres: Data encryption
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc, Foster City, United States
Imprint: Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Published: 22nd Feb 2005
ISBN-10: 0764579746
ISBN-13: 9780764579745
Barcode No: 9780764579745
In bestselling books for general readers, like Secrets and Lies, as well as breakthrough books for technology professionals, like Applied Cryptography, Bruce Schneier has emerged as today's leading authority on a wide range of security issues. Unafraid to contradict the conventional wisdom or offend the powers that be, Schneier offers security advice that's founded on rigorous analysis, empirical results, and years of experience. Whether people want to formulate a cost-effective corporate security strategy, implement a state-of-the-art cryptography system, or maximize national security in an age of terrorist threats, Schneier is the go-to guy for workable, real-world solutions. This unique visual guide covers all the major issues in security planning and practice-what security is and isn't; who needs to understand security; the role of technology; risks to assets; security at home, at work, and in the public arena; and making sensible security tradeoffs Describes the crucial five-step process needed to plan and administer effective security systems and policies Schneier has partnered with digital designer Nancy McClure to integrate lively graphics and images with the text, making it easy to focus on how to think about security and grasp security essentials

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