Graeme Parker

Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (11 of 14)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,027,109 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 14
Information Security (Hewlett-Packard Professional&hellip by Donald L. Pipkin
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Overview, 3 Nov 2007
This is one of the HP series of books now dated (2000) I found this to be an excellent guide for any security consultant/manager.

Donald Pipkin Security Systems Architect for HP takes the reader through all the fundamentals of a security architecture. The book covers everything from the why we need security question through incident recovery and even legal prosecution.

In total 31 chapters covering the very basics for anyone entering the industry or indeed needing to gain knowledge in a specific domain. While the book was written some time ago the principals remain as true today as ever. Some of the incidents described may seem irrelevant particularly those… Read more
Robbo: My Autobiography by Bryan Robson
Robbo: My Autobiography by Bryan Robson
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Quite Dull, 5 Oct 2006
Being a hardcore Middlesbrough supporter I just couldn't wait to get the low-down on Bryan Robson and perhaps to the truth being a lot of the press gossip surrounding the club at the time.

Unfortunately I was disappointed with the book on the whole, simply because it was without passion, detail or anything controversial. All the time we listen to players being interviewed on TV coming out with the same standard boring footballers speak; maybe I thought here was an opportunity to tell the real truth not so!

The section on Middlesbrough which I was specifically interested was really low on detail certain hints were made about Ravanelli being a big time Charlie but no… Read more
Brilliant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch Foo&hellip by David Winner
3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Brilliant Orange - The neurotic genius of dutch football.

This fascinating book goes way beyond football. The main aim seems to be to explain Holland's fantastic footballing skills and how they still fail to deliver on the big stage.

David Winner takes the reader from the first developments in dutch football through to explaining or at least trying to explain the idea of total football, the great tensions between Holland and Germany and the in fighting of most dutch teams. All this is intertwined by deep discussions relating to Holland's place in the world, its art, economy and politics.

The book does touch on complex and debatable issues but that is what… Read more

Wish List

The Worry Website by Jacqueline Wilson
The Worry Website by Jacqueline Wilson