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Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World Hardcover – 4 May 2006

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  • Hardcover: 308 pages
  • Publisher: Copernicus; 1st ed. 2003. Corr. 2nd printing 2006 edition (4 May 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0387026207
  • ISBN-13: 978-0387026206
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 1.9 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 558,960 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Does arming pilots make flying safer? Computer security guru Schneier applies his analytical skills to real-world threats like terrorists, hijackers, and counterfeiters. BEYOND FEAR may come across as the dry, meticulous prose of a scientist, but that's actually Schneier's strength. Are you at risk or just afraid? Only by cutting away emotional issues to examine the facts, he says, will we reduce our risks enough to stop being scared." -- Wired

"Schneier provides an interesting view of the notion of security, outlining a simple five-step process that can be applied to deliver effective and sensible security decisions. These steps are addressed in detail throughout the book, and applied to various scenarios to show how simple, yet effective they can be....Overall, this book is an entertaining read, written in layman's terms, with a diverse range of examples and anecdotes that reinforce the notion of security as a process." --Computing Reviews

"Schneier is a rare creature... Although he made his name as an alpha geek in cryptography... [he] can also speak to laypeople about the general security matters that increasingly touch all of our lives." -- Business Week

"Once again Schneier proves that he is the one of few people who indeed understands security, and what is more important and more difficult, can explain complex concepts to people not specializing in security. Whatever your trade and whatever your background, go ahead and read it ..." -- itsecurity.com

 "In his new book, 'Beyond Fear', Bruce Schneier -- one of the world's leading authorities on security trade-offs -- completes the metamorphosis from cryptographer to pragmatist that began with Secrets and Lies, published in 2000." -- infoworld.com

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DOES ARMING PILOTS MAKE FLYING SAFER?

WILL COMPUTERIZED VOTING MACHINES MAKE ELECTION RESULTS MORE ACCURATE?

IS ONLINE SHOPPING WITH CREDIT CARDS ESPECIALLY RISKY?

WILL A NATIONAL ID CARD BETTER PROTECT US FROM TERRORISM?

If you read the newspapers or listen to the pundits you might answer "yes" to these questions, but the truth will surprise you. Security expert Bruce Schneier has spent his entire career figuring out how security actually works, and he explains it all in this entertaining and readable book. Beyond Fear goes beyond the hype, and explains how we all can think sensibly about security. In today's uncertain world, security is too important to be left to others. Drawing from his experience advising world business and political leaders, Schneier demonstrates the practical - and surprisingly simple - steps we can all take to address the real threats faced by our families, our communities, and our nation.

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