Agile IT Security Implementation Methodology

by Jeff Laskowski

Readers seeking agile inspiration in their daily IT security work may find some ideas in this book. [Full review]

Computer Security: Principles and Practice

by William Stallings, Lawrie Brown

Those looking for a broad introduction to computer security will definitely find it here. A text book, which I think is the intro book on computer security. [Full review]

Classical and Contemporary Cryptology

by Richard J. Spillman

Those interested in the evolution of classical ciphers into the encryption algorithms of today may find this book interesting. [Full review]

Building Internet Firewalls (2nd Edition)

by Elizabeth D. Zwicky, Simon Cooper, D. Brent Chapman

This is a great reference book on Internet protocols. It's also a big checklist of things not to forget when implementing a firewall. If that's what you need, this book is for you. [Full review]


  • 2015-09-29

    It's been almost one and a half year since I reviwed a book! I've been too absorbed by Writing my own. Anyway, I'm back with Jeff Patton's relatively...
  • 2014-01-04

    New category! Performance! Reviewed The Every Computer Performance Book. Check it out!
  • 2013-09-10

    Reviewed a book that' slightly less technical, but much more fun to read. It's I.T. Confidential.
  • 2013-08-13

    Reviewed yet another book on Visual Studio 2012 and TFS. I also created a "Microsoft" category and moved the other TFS book there from the "Tools"...
  • 2013-08-05

    Updated the FAQ. Included information about getting a book reviewed.