Reading List

"A man with deep far-sightedness will survey both the beginning and the end of a situation and continually consider its every facet as important" - Takeda Shingen (1521-1573)

A Security Samurai should not only strive to keep his/her knowledge up-to-date but should be constantly seeking to expand their learning and develop new skills.
Below are a list of books we have found useful in our studies:

Current Reading List:
Reverse Deception - Organized Cyber Threat Counter-Exploitation by Sean Bodmer, Dr Max Kilger, Gregory Carpenter and Jade Jones
Managing an Information Security and Privacy Awareness and Training Program by Rebecca Herold
Threat Modelling by Frank Swiderski & Window Snyder
IT Security Metrics by Lance Hayden
The Invisible Gorilla And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons
Information Security, Managing the Legal Risks by Nick Gifford
Protect your Windows Network by Jesper Johansson & Steve Riley
The Security Risk Assessment Handbook by Douglas J. Landoll
Counter Hack Reloaded: A Step-by-Step Guide to Computer Attacks and Effective Defenses (2nd Edition) by Edward Skoudis, Tom Liston
Nmap Network Scanning: The Official Nmap Project Guide to Network Discovery and Security Scanning
by Gordon Fyodor Lyon
Security Strategy: From requirements to reality by Bill Stackpole and Eric Oksendahl
Enterprise Security Architecture: A business-driven approach by John Sherwood, Andrew Clark and David Lynas.
Risk Analysis and the Security Survey by James Broder
The Information: A history, a theory, a flood by James Gleick
Cloud Security and Privacy by Tim Mather, Subra Kumaraswamy and Shahed Latif

Recommended Reading List:

The Black Swan: The Impact of the highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Myths of Security: What the computer security industry doesn't want you to know
by John Viega
No Tech Hacking: A Guide to Social Engineering, Dumpster Diving, and Shoulder Surfing
by Johnny Long
Beautiful Security
by Andy Oram & John Viega
Schneier on Security
by Bruce Schneier
Security Metrics: Replacing Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt
by Andrew Jaquith
The New School of Information Security
by Shostack & Stewart
Inside the Security Mind
by Kevin Day
Beyond Fear
by Bruce Schneier
Against the Gods, the remarkable story of risk
by Peter L. Bernstein

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