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Best Internet Security Books to Master Your Skills

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

1. Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach (2019)

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your Skillstitled “Computer & Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach, 2nd Edition” (687 pages). It is created to lower the cost on students, as many courses only need this part. It covers 16 of the 26 chapters. Unique among computer security texts, the Second Edition of the Internet Security: A Hands-on Approach builds on the author’s long tradition of teaching this complex subject through a hands-on approach. For each security principle, the book uses a series of hands-on activities to help explain the principle; readers can touch, play with, and experiment with the…
Author(s): Wenliang Du

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

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your SkillsUnique 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. For each security principle, the book uses a series of hands-on activities to help explain the principle; readers can “touch”, play with, and experiment with the principle, instead of just reading about it. The hands-on activities are based on the author’s widely adopted , which have been used by over 1000 institutes in more than 65 countries. – Software security: attacks and countermeasures- Web security: attacks and…
Author(s): Wenliang Du

3. Computer Security: A Hands-on Approach (2017)

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your SkillsThis 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. They will also be able to evaluate the risks faced by computer and network systems, detect common vulnerabilities in software, use…
Author(s): Wenliang Du

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

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your SkillsExplore 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. Unlike other books on the market that focus exclusively on either the non-technical, business aspects of IT or the…
Author(s): Pelin Aksoy, Laura DeNardis

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

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your SkillsSecuring 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. Practical Industrial Internet of Things Security enables you to develop a comprehensive understanding of the entire spectrum of securing connected industries, from the edge to the cloud. This book establishes the foundational concepts and tenets of IIoT security by…
Author(s): Sravani Bhattacharjee

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

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your SkillsCompTIA 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. Packed with self-assessment scenarios and realistic exam questions, this guide will help you master the core concepts to succeed in the exam the first time you take it. Using relevant examples, you will learn all the…
Author(s): Ian Neil

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

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your SkillsBreak 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. This book explores the challenges to secure these devices to make them immune to different threats originating from within and outside the…
Author(s): Sunil Cheruvu, Anil Kumar, et al.

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

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your SkillsThe 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. Students learn how to plan and execute a security strategy that allows easy access to Internet services while defeating even the wiliest of hackers. Written by well-known senior researchers at AT&T…
Author(s): William R. Cheswick , Steven M. Bellovin, et al.

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

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your SkillsThis 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. You will no longer give away your intimate details and you will take yourself out of 'the system'. You will use covert aliases and misinformation to…
Author(s): Michael Bazzell, Justin Carroll

10. Cybersecurity for Beginners (2017)

Best Internet Security Books to Master Your SkillsThis 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. Companies that can use technology wisely and well are booming, companies that make bad or no technology choices collapse and disappear….
Author(s): Raef Meeuwisse

What are the best security books to have in your library? To find out, Stephen Northcutt polled the GIAC Advisory Board. (Students that score over 90 on their GIAC certification exams are invited to join the Advisory Board). Books are the best way to go about learning in-depth knowledge, and this applies to cybersecurity as well. To this end, we’ve decided to approach these 21 experts about what are the best educational cyber security books out there. Of course, we know there is no such thing, and each book is good Discover the best Computer Security & Encryption in Best Sellers. Find the top 100 most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. This ApressOpen book Managing Risk and Information Security: Protect to Enable describes the changing risk environment and why a fresh approach to information security is needed. The book discusses business risk from a broad perspective, including privacy and regulatory considerations. It describes

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 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.

Towards the Internet of Things: Architectures, Security, and Applications

Author(s): Mohammad Ali Jabraeil Jamali, Bahareh Bahrami, Arash Heidari, Parisa Allahverdizadeh, Farhad Norouzi
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408295

Security and Fault Tolerance in Internet of Things

Author(s): Rajat Subhra Chakraborty, Jimson Mathew, Athanasios V. Vasilakos
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2310018

Internet of Things for Smart Cities: Technologies, Big Data and Security

Author(s): Waleed Ejaz, Alagan Anpalagan
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2311274

Mobile Internet Security: Second International Symposium, MobiSec 2017, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, October 19–22, 2017, Revised Selected Papers

Author(s): Ilsun You, Hsing-Chung Chen, Vishal Sharma, Igor Kotenko
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 25 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2314107

Internet of Things Security and Data Protection

Author(s): Ziegler, Sébastien
Publisher: Springer Nature, Year: 2019, Size: 16 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2346502

Internet of Things Security: Challenges, Advances, and Analytics

Author(s): Patel, Chintan
Publisher: Auerbach Publications, Year: 2019, Size: 40 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2350910

Risks and Security of Internet and Systems: 13th International Conference, CRiSIS 2018, Arcachon, France, October 16–18, 2018, Revised Selected Papers

Author(s): Akka Zemmari, Mohamed Mosbah, Nora Cuppens-Boulahia, Frédéric Cuppens
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2354928

Security and Privacy Trends in the Industrial Internet of Things

Author(s): Cristina Alcaraz
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407308

Women Securing the Future with TIPPSS for IoT: Trust, Identity, Privacy, Protection, Safety, Security for the Internet of Things

Author(s): Florence D. Hudson
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407816

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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