Re: [IT education] IT Security: Sources and War Stories

Subject: Re: [IT education] IT Security: Sources and War Stories
From: Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 21:24:11 +0800

Jens Reineking <J -dot- Reineking -at- interkomelectronic -dot- de> wrote:

> ... Do you have any sources to share where I can learn about IT security?

A link collection I wrote. It is several years old, so likely has some
dead links,
but might serve as a starting point:

> ... and some "war stories" about hackers, crackers, admins and security experts?

A couple of classic papers:

Ross Anderson, Cambridge prof, on "How Cryptosystems Fail"

Ken Thompson's Turing Award speech "Reflections on Trusting Trust"

One book you must read is Bruce Schneier's "Secrets and Lies".
Follow with Anderson's "Security Engineering" if you want to go

Sandy Harris
Zhuhai, Guangdong, China

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