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Management Week Security Book Review: Book Lowers Fear of Threats

  • Iain Thomson
  • IT Week
  • December 15, 2003

Bruce Schneier’s latest book on data security offers a logical and realistic approach to creating policies and educating staff.

Security guru Bruce Schneier has written several books but is best known for his first: Applied Cryptography. One problem with this earlier work is that it demands a high level of mathematical understanding.

His latest book, Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World, is designed to help ordinary IT staff, business managers and end-users get to grips with current security issues.

The guide could prove useful for IT managers wanting to convey the importance of information security for the wider business, for example when negotiating budgets or attempting to get projects signed off…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.