It was fun and a new kind of experience for me. I usually read a lot of computer books (I own and have read about 250 or so this far) and I sometimes find small and large errors, have ideas of better ways to do things and so on. So it was really fun to be able to give that kind of input for a book before it was published. With a bit of humour I have to say that unfortunately there weren't so many errors in this one even from the beginning as I would have liked. I guess I just enjoy finding errors and bugs and so on... ;-)
Are there any books you can recommend to our visitors that are just getting into computer security?
There are many useful books and I think it's hard to pick just one or a few since different books suite different persons and needs. There is however one book that I would like to recommend, although not technical. It's called "Hackers: Crime in the Digital Sublime", written by Paul A. Taylor. This book is much more well-balanced than other books I've read that aim to describe hackers. I think it should be mandatory reading for everybody who haven't been actually talking to "real hackers" themselves but still want to work with security. It should also be mandatory reading for hackers themselves.
In your opinion, what are the most important things an administrator has to do in order to keep a network secure?
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