[Snort-users] Need recommendations for good books on the security topic

Shawn Duffy pakkit at ...5471...
Fri May 9 23:49:03 EDT 2003

Well there are a ton out there...  but for the topics you have stated, I
would recommend:

Inside Network Perimeter Security by Stephen Northcutt et al.:

Encryption is a whole other matter...  it depends on how deep you want
to get...  If you want a good explanation of cryptography without too
much math:
Applied Cryptography by Bruce Schneier:

Or if you want a lot of math:
The Handbook of Applied Cryptography by Alfred Menezes et al.:

Browse around amazon.com...

I have a ton of books so feel free to email me off-list if you have any
other questions...


On Fri, 2003-05-09 at 19:58, Bjørn Rasmussen wrote:
> Hi :-)
> Sorry for this a little bit off topic question.  I hope it's ok, it's a 
> simple one.
> Anybody who can recommend a good general security book, covering 
> firewalls, IDS, authentication, keys, cracker methods, encryption, 3rd 
> and 4th layer security and so on.
> The book shall be used for teaching and education.
> I've a book "Network Security Essentials - Application and Standards - 
> 2nd ed.", but it only have about 400 pages, so it probably doesn't dig 
> deep enough.  Anybody who are familiar with this book?
> Best regards
> Bjørn Rasmussen
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