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Best Books: 7 Books To Read To Learn About Cyber Security

Books are one of the best ways to learn about a complicated subject, such as cybersecurity. Yes, it might take a long time to read one carefully and absorb all the information in it, but once you have, you’ll be geared out with a tonne of insight. And better still, you can always come back later to re-read a chapter or two and freshen up your knowledge.

Here are 6 books to read to learn about cyber security as recommended by leading industry experts in the field.

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#1 Identity Theft Alert

From the author: For individual people concerned with cybersecurity, I suggest that they read Identity Theft Alert. It provides specific, concise, helpful information about cybersecurity.

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Contributors: Steven J.J. Weisman from Scamicide

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  1. Thank you for saving so many of us from would-be disasters. I’ve learned so much from Steven Weisman.

  2. Steve’s Book and his daily Scamicide email alerts are important, informative & awesome. I’ve learned so much from his book and continue to learn even more from his email posts.

  3. The content of this book and Scamicide are important to us all in these times of identity and security theft. Thank You, Steven Weisman

#2 Bullseye Breach

Bullseye Breach: Anatomy of an Electronic Break-In is an educational book, disguised as a novel about what happens when Russian mobsters steal 40 million customer credit card numbers from fictional retailer, Bullseye Stores, over the Internet. It should be at the top of everyone's list of books to learn about cyber security.

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Contributors: Greg Scott from Infrasupport Corporation

#6 Red Team Field Manual + Blue Team Field Manual

As a former DoD Cyptologist, I recommend these books to everyone I know in IT. They are reference books of essential cyber security functions such as Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover. They're very short reads loaded with examples down to the code level.

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Red Team Field Manual by Ben Clark

Blue Team Field Manual by Ben Clark and Alan White

Contributors: Eric Odendahl from BitOlympus

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