Schneier on security / Bruce Schneier.Material type: TextPublication details: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., ©2008. Description: 1 online resource (viii, 328 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780470505601; 0470505605; 9780470505625; 0470505621Subject(s): Security systems -- Technological innovations -- Evaluation | Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention | Security systems -- Evaluation | Computer security -- United States | Computer networks -- Security measures -- United States | Privacy, Right of -- United States | Cyberterrorism -- United States | Information warfare -- United States | COMPUTERS -- Internet -- Security | COMPUTERS -- Networking -- Security | COMPUTERS -- Security -- General | Computer networks -- Security measures | Computer security | Cyberterrorism | Information warfare | Privacy, Right of | Security systems -- Evaluation | Terrorism -- Prevention | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Schneier on security.DDC classification: 005.80973 LOC classification: QA76.9.A25 | S35145 2008ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-314) and index.
This collection of essays on security: on security technology, on security policy, and on how security works in the real world was previously published between June 2002 and June 2008. They offer a computer security expert's insights into a wide range of security issues, including the risk of identity theft (vastly overrated), the long-range security threat of unchecked presidential power, why computer security is fundamentally an economic problem, the industry power struggle over controlling your computer, and why national ID cards won't make us safer, only poorer. Schneier recognizes that the ultimate security risk is people and that many security paractices are, in fact, secuirty risks. -- From publisher description.
Terrorism and security -- National security policy -- Airline travel -- Privacy and surveillance -- ID cards and security -- Election security -- Security and disasters -- Economics of security -- Psychology of security -- Business of security -- Cybercrime and cyberwar -- Computer and information security.
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