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Geekonomics The Real Cost of Insecure Software by David Rice

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Published by Addison-Wesley Professional .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Software engineering,
  • Computer Data Security,
  • Software Quality Control,
  • Computers,
  • Computer - Internet,
  • Computers - Languages / Programming,
  • Computer Books: Internet General,
  • Programming - Software Development,
  • Computers / Internet / Security,
  • Internet - Security,
  • Security - General,
  • Computer security,
  • Computer software,
  • Computer software industry,
  • Quality control,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10461066M
ISBN 100321477898
ISBN 109780321477897

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Geekonomics book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 'Geekonomics' spells out what insecure software costs all of us, and wha /5. Book Description “The clarity of David’s argument and the strength of his conviction are truly inspiring. If you don’t believe the world of software affects the world in which you live, you owe it to yourself to read this book.” –Lenny Zeltzer, SANS Institute faculty member and the New York Security Consulting Manager at Savvis, Inc. “Geekonomics stays with you long after you. David Rice has 64 books on Goodreads with ratings. David Rice’s most popular book is Geekonomics: The Real Cost of Insecure Software. Geekonomics by David Rice is a new book about the real cost of insecure software. In this review, Stephen Northcutt of the SANS Technology Institute notes that this is not a book just for technical people but that every thinking man and woman should read it.

First the good news -- in a fascinating and timely new book Geekonomics: The Real Cost of Insecure Software, David Rice clearly and systematically shows how insecure software is a problem of epic proportions, both from an economic and safety perspective.5/5(5). Geekonomics. 2, likes 12 talking about this. Economia Comportamental, Ciências Comportamentais e Neuroeconomia com suas aplicações práticas e cases no Brasil e no mundo. owers: K. Brilliantly written, utterly compelling, and thoroughly realistic, Geekonomics is a long-overdue call to arms. Whether you’re software user, decision maker, employee, or business owner this book will change your life or even save it.5/5(2).   Brilliantly written, utterly compelling, and thoroughly realistic, Geekonomics is a long-overdue call to arms. Whether you’re software user, decision maker, employee, or business owner this book will change your life or even save :

Overall, Geekonomics is an excellent book that broaches a subject left unchartered for too long. The book though does have its flaws; its analogies to physical security (bridges, cars, highways, etc.) and safety events don't always coalesce with perfect logic. Also, the trite title may diminish the seriousness of the topic. By Robert. December 13th, at pm A-men! Also, sounds like this Geekonomics book is a much better book than the similarly-named ‘Freakonomics’ (freakonomics was very repetitive, with only a few tidbits of thought-inspiring prose, in my opinion). Geekonomics: The Real Cost of Insecure Software eBook: Rice, David: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Hello /5(19).   David Rice's book - Geekonomics - is an intelligently written book that explains in clear examples and reasoning why the way software is produced and treated by society is dangerous. Well designed examples (concrete, automobile industry) nail his points home!/5(14).