[lug] Holy Grail Book Recommendations

George Sexton gsexton at mhsoftware.com
Fri Jan 12 11:51:32 MST 2007

David L. Anselmi wrote:
> Security is such a huge topic that you won't learn it no matter how 
> many books you read.
> I'd say Amoroso's "Computer Security Fundamentals" is a good start but 
> you'd hate it.  It appears to be about multi-level security, an NSA 
> effort in the 80s that largely failed.  But it really is about the 
> fundamentals and is a great foundation if you can actually think.
Practical UNIX & Internet Security by Simon Garfinkel & Gene Spafford. 
It has my favorite quote:

"If you can't be a good example, you'll just have to be a horrible warning."

George Sexton
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