"A primer in practical computer security aimed at thoseshopping, communicating, or doing business online — almosteveryone, in other words."
"A rich, insightfully fresh take on what security reallymeans!"
David Ropeik, author of How Risky Is It,Really?
"The closest the security industry has to a rock star."
What you think you know about security is probably allwrong
We seem to be more security-conscious now than at any time inour history, yet the headlines scream of bombings, mass shootings,Chinese cyberattacks, and the NSA perusing your e-mail.
What's wrong here?
Widely acclaimed as the quintessential security expert, BruceSchneier might also be seen as the conscience of the securityindustry. The bestselling author of Secrets and Lies andLiars and Outliers has been sounding the alarm for years.This collection of more than 155 of Schneier's mostthought-provoking essays provides an unvarnished look at what's notworking, what can work, and why we need to get busy.
It's time we listened.