Cyber security professionals always want to learn, expand and gain more knowledge. Everyone considers themselves a learner, but the proof is really by how much information you can actually consume. What’s on your reading list?
Here is mine! Let me know what is on your list in the comments of this blog.
The art of invisibility
This book details how you can be online, and yet be untraceable. In this digital world, your every move is tracked, there are massive investments from state entities and various stakeholders, to know your every move and how to exploit you. This is a really practical book on how to stay invincible online.
NIST Cybersecurity Framework: A pocket guide
NIST CSF is a framework that helps organizations address cyber security risks through various practices, guidelines, and standards. If you have been reading my posts and blogs for a while, you will know that I speak of NIST as the cyber security Bible! And what a great way to have easy access to a NIST guide that helps to explain this framework, give you structure and provide a risk-based approach to cyber security. Simply a must-have.
No place to hide
This book, by Edward Snowden, outlines the staggering capabilities of the NSA and its surveillance programs to collect information. The book details the leak of information and gives insight into information from over 40 years ago. There really is no place to hide and its certainly a suspense and thriller type read, very fascinating and thrilling.
Cyber Privacy: Who has your data and why you should care
We live in an era where data is the highest commodity, it is challenging to understand the trade-offs between privacy, convenience, security. Laws, regulations, and policies cannot keep up with the rapid phase of technology. But you should know what happens to your data, how is it used and why is it so important. What is your privacy worth? This book helps to address some of the most pressing questions in the area of managing your data.
The smartest person in the room - The Root Cause and New Solution for Cybersecurity
A book for cyber security professionals and leaders. This book details some of the bad practices that organizations are faced with when hiring the “wrong” type of cyber security professionals. Highly insightful and recommended read.
Future crimes - Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World
Want to know more about the dark side of technology, then this book will prove a fascinating read. Technology is a double-edged sword, do you understand both edges of the sword? Certainly some mind-blowing discussion in this book