IT Security: Reference and Casual Reading

A Listmania! list by Michael Devlin (London)
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Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World (Computer Science)
1.  Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World (Computer Science) by Bruce Schneier
The list author says:
  "Compulsory reading for anyone in IT, and not just the security side of things."
£9.59   Used & New from: £0.39
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World
2.  Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World by Bruce Schneier
The list author says:
  "Again an essential read from Schneider."
£15.99   Used & New from: £1.14
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Mastering FreeBSD and OpenBSD Security
3.  Mastering FreeBSD and OpenBSD Security by Yanek Korff
The list author says:
  "FreeBSD is a damn good OS and secure oob, but anybody running it in a secure environment should read this book."
£32.50   Used & New from: £3.63

BSD Hacks: 100 Industrial Tip & Tools
4.  BSD Hacks: 100 Industrial Tip & Tools by Dru Lavigne
The list author says:
  "... and this one. Though it is more related to admin tasks.... No matter how much you think you know FreeBSD some of these tips will be essential."
£16.58   Used & New from: £0.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Information Warfare and Security (ACM Press)
5.  Information Warfare and Security (ACM Press) by Dorothy E. Denning
The list author says:
  "An old book but still very relevant."
£34.70   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Crypto: Secrecy and Privacy in the New Cold War (Penguin Press Science)
6.  Crypto: Secrecy and Privacy in the New Cold War (Penguin Press Science) by Steven Levy
The list author says:
  "Fascinating insight into the early roots of cryptography (and how the brits actually invented asymmetric encryption first)."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

TCP/IP Illustrated: Protocols v. 1 (APC)
7.  TCP/IP Illustrated: Protocols v. 1 (APC) by W. Richard Stevens
The list author says:
  "The bible of networking."
Used & New from: £16.77
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Masters of Deception: the Gang That Ruled Cyberspace
8.  Masters of Deception: the Gang That Ruled Cyberspace by Michele Slatalla
The list author says:
  "An entertaining read."
£9.97   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide
9.  SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide by Daniel J. Barrett
The list author says:
  "Any network engineer should know ssh inside out."
£24.64   Used & New from: £15.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage
10.  The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage by Cliff Stoll
The list author says:
  "A great page turner."
£9.57   Used & New from: £2.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide (All-in-one S.)
11.  CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide (All-in-one S.) by Shon Harris
The list author says:
  "A huge book but worth getting through."
Used & New from: £1.08
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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DNS and BIND
12.  DNS and BIND by Cricket Liu
The list author says:
  "If you have anything to do with DNS, read this book."
£25.02   Used & New from: £17.30
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Mastering Regular Expressions (Nutshell Handbooks)
13.  Mastering Regular Expressions (Nutshell Handbooks) by Jeffrey E. F. Friedl
The list author says:
  "Once you have them cracked they make life so much easier."
Used & New from: £4.80
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C (Computer Science)
14.  Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C (Computer Science) by Bruce Schneier
The list author says:
  "Heavy going if you don't have a maths degree, but worth sticking with."
£24.17   Used & New from: £12.41
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Hacking Exposed 5th Edition: Network Security Secrets & Solutions: Network Security Secrets and Solutions
15.  Hacking Exposed 5th Edition: Network Security Secrets & Solutions: Network Security Secrets and Solutions by Stuart Mcclure
The list author says:
  "Each book I have read in this series has been very informative."
Used & New from: £0.01
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Boo Hoo: A Dot Com Story
16.  Boo Hoo: A Dot Com Story by Ernst Malmsten
The list author says:
  "If you are involved in IT and business you should read how NOT to do things."
£9.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

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