In this book the author presents ten key laws governing information security. He addresses topics such as attacks, vulnerabilities, threats, designing security, identifying key IP assets, authentication, and social engineering. The informal style draws on his experience in the area of video protection and DRM, while the text is supplemented with introductions to the core formal technical ideas. It will be of interest to professionals and researchers engaged with information security.
Presents key laws governing information security
Valuable insights for professionals and researchers engaged with information security
Draws on author’s considerable practical business experience in content security at Sony Pictures Entertainment and at Technicolor (Thomson)
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Table of Content
Foreword by David Naccache
Law 1 – Attackers will always find their way
- Take away
Law 2 – Know the Assets to Protect
Law 3 – No security through obscurity
Law 4 – Trust No One
Law 5 – Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum
Law 6 – Security is no stronger than its weakest link
Law 7 – You are the Weakest Link
Law 8 – If you watch the Internet, the Internet is watching you
Law 9 – Quis custodient ipsos custodes?
Law 10 – Security is not a product, security is a process
Abbreviations – Acronyms
Appendix A: A short introduction to cryptography
- Asymmetric Cryptography
- Hash functions
Appendix B: Other ten (or more) laws of security
- Building secure software
- What hackers don’t want you to know