"… a comprehensive and adequately ‘time-resistant’ introduction to the field of computer and network security. … interesting and useful. It could help the average technical reader acquire an adequate level of introductory knowledge on computer and network security."
―Computers & Security, 46, 2014
"This definitive, comprehensive computer security textbook reflects Brooks's long-term study of this topic and his experience gained through teaching it. … very well written, readily comprehensible, and thoroughly documented and annotated, and includes an extensive bibliography. … Highly recommended."
―E.M. Aupperle, Emeritus, University of Michigan, CHOICE Magazine, June 2014
About the Author
Richard R. Brooks is an associate professor in the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University. His research has been sponsored by both government and industry, including the U.S. Office of Naval Research, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Science Foundation, and BMW Manufacturing Co. He received a Ph.D. in computer science from Louisiana State University.