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CASP: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Study Guide: CAS-002 by Michael Greggis the updated edition of the bestselling book covering the CASP certification exam. CompTIA approved, this guide covers all of the CASP exam objectives with clear, concise, thorough information on crucial security topics. With practical examples and insights drawn from real-world experience, the book is a comprehensive study resource with authoritative coverage of key concepts. Exam highlights, end-of-chapter reviews, and a searchable glossary help with information retention, and cutting-edge exam prep software offers electronic flashcards and hundreds of bonus practice questions. Additional hands-on lab exercises mimic the exam's focus on practical application, providing extra opportunities for readers to test their skills.
Applied Cryptography: Second Edition: Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C by Bruce Schneier is the pre-eminent reference on cryptography. This cryptography classic provides you with a comprehensive survey of modern cryptography. The book details how programmers and electronic communications professionals can use cryptography-the technique of enciphering and deciphering messages-to maintain the privacy of computer data. It describes dozens of cryptography algorithms, gives practical advice on how to implement them into cryptographic software, and shows how they can be used to solve security problems. Covering practical cryptographic techniques, this seminal work shows programmers who design computer applications, networks, and storage systems how they can build security into their software and systems.
". . .the best introduction to cryptography I've ever seen. . . . The book the National Security Agency never wanted to be published. . . ." -Wired Magazine
". . .monumental . . . fascinating . . . comprehensive . . . the definitive work on cryptography for computer programmers . . ." -Dr. Dobb's Journal
". . .easily ranks as one of the most authoritative in its field." -PC Magazine
". . .the bible of code hackers." -The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog
Together these two books offer both the foundation and the current best practices for any professional in the field of computer security.
CASP CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Study Guide: Exam CAS-002
by Michael Gregg
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Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C, 2nd Edition
by Bruce Schneier