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Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should Read

Our list of some of the best Internet Security books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

Computer & Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach (2019)

 Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should ReadUnique among computer security texts, the Second Edition of the Computer & Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach builds on the author’s long tradition of teaching this complex subject through a hands-on approach.
Author(s): Wenliang Du

Computer Security: A Hands-on Approach (2017)

 Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should ReadThis book is for students, computer scientists, computer engineers, programmers, software developers, network and system administrators, and others who want to learn the principles of computer security and understand how various security attacks and countermeasures work. Equipped with the knowledge from this book, readers will be able to design and implement software systems and applications that are secure against attacks.
Author(s): Wenliang Du

Information Technology in Theory (Information Technology Concepts) (2007)

 Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should ReadExplore the expansive world of information technology (IT) with this innovative book that will engage as it educates. The purpose of Information Technology in Theory is threefold: to provide a comprehensive and engaging overview of cutting-edge information technologies, to identify and discuss the fundamental principles underlying these technologies, and to investigate the reciprocal relationship between these technologies and society.
Author(s): Pelin Aksoy, Laura DeNardis

Practical Industrial Internet of Things Security: A practitioner’s guide to securing connected industries (2018)

 Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should ReadSecuring connected industries and autonomous systems is a top concern for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) community. Unlike cybersecurity, cyber-physical security is an intricate discipline that directly ties to system reliability as well as human and environmental safety.
Author(s): Sravani Bhattacharjee

CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide: Master IT security essentials and exam topics for CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 certification (2018)

 Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should ReadCompTIA Security+ is a worldwide certification that establishes the fundamental knowledge required to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide is a best-in-class exam study guide that covers all of CompTIA Security+ 501 exam objectives. It is authored by Ian Neil, who is a world-class trainer of CompTIA Security+ 501.
Author(s): Ian Neil

Demystifying Internet of Things Security: Successful IoT Device/Edge and Platform Security Deployment (2019)

 Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should ReadBreak down the misconceptions of the Internet of Things by examining the different security building blocks available in Intel Architecture (IA) based IoT platforms. This open access book reviews the threat pyramid, secure boot, chain of trust, and the SW stack leading up to defense-in-depth.The IoT presents unique challenges in implementing security and Intel has both CPU and Isolated Security Engine capabilities to simplify it.
Author(s): Sunil Cheruvu, Anil Kumar, et al.

Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker (2nd Edition) (2003)

 Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should ReadThe best-selling first edition of Firewalls and Internet Security became the bible of Internet security by showing readers how to think about threats and solutions. The completely updated and expanded second edition defines the security problems students face in today’s Internet, identifies the weaknesses of the most popular security technologies, and illustrates the ins and outs of deploying an effective firewall.
Author(s): William R. Cheswick , Steven M. Bellovin, et al.

The Complete Privacy & Security Desk Reference: Volume I: Digital (Volume 1) (2016)

 Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should ReadThis textbook, at nearly 500 pages, will explain how to become digitally invisible. You will make all of your communications private, data encrypted, internet connections anonymous, computers hardened, identity guarded, purchases secret, accounts secured, devices locked, and home address hidden. You will remove all personal information from public view and will reclaim your right to privacy.
Author(s): Michael Bazzell, Justin Carroll

Cybersecurity for Beginners (2017)

 Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should ReadThis book provides an easy insight into the essentials of cybersecurity, even if you have a non-technical background. You may be a business person keen to understand this important subject area or an information security specialist looking to update your knowledge. ‘The world has changed more in the past 10 years than in any 10 year period in human history Technology is no longer a peripheral servant, it shapes our daily lives.
Author(s): Raef Meeuwisse

Best Internet Security Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some internet security books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Security and Privacy Issues in Internet of Medical Things

Author(s): Rajkumar Buyya, Muhammad Imran Tariq, Valentina E. Emilia Balas, Guojun Wang, Radu Prodan
ID: 3669038, Publisher: Academic Press, Year: 2023, Size: 7 Mb, Format: pdf

Security, Trust and Privacy Models, and Architectures in IoT Environments

Author(s): Lidia Fotia, Fabrizio Messina, Domenico Rosaci, Giuseppe M.L. Sarné
ID: 3707834, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2023, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf

Information Security Handbook (Internet of Everything (IoE))

Author(s): Noor Zaman Jhanjhi (editor), Khalid Hussain (editor), Mamoona Humayun (editor), Azween Bin Abdullah (editor), João Manuel R.S. Tavares (editor)
ID: 3182595, Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2022, Size: 16 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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