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Security Engineering, 3rd Edition, (Ross Anderson) IN PROGRESS

This is truly big news.

Ross Anderson has announced he is working on a third edition of his book Security Engineering. Even better, he is putting draft chapters online for us to read and comment!

 

Here is what Dr. Anderson said, a comment to Bruce Schneier's blog article on visa denials for cryptographers.

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Ross Anderson • May 17, 2019 8:03 AM
It was an award for my book on security engineering, at which I had to announce by video rather than in person that there will be a third edition.

The chapters will come online as I write them for review and comment.

Here are the first two, including a chapter on threat actors that summarises not just what we know about cybercrime, but what we learned from Ed Snowden – and a chapter on the implications for the privacy landscape

https://www.lightbluetouchpaper.org/2019/05/17/security-engineering-third-edition/

I thought it curious that almost six years after the disclosures nobody had written a concise summary of what we learned.

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Every infosec/cybersec professional and serious student should have both of those links bookmarked, and read Dr. Anderson's chapters regularly!

 

For a related discussion based on the Schneier blog article, see the post by Grandpa Rob @rslade on Ross Anderson.

 

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