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Review of Gene Kim’s novel, “The Phoenix Project”

Over the Christmas holidays, I read an advance copy of Gene Kim’s first novel, “The Phoenix Project.” Gene’s co-authors were Kevin Behr and George Spafford. It was a better read than I was expecting.

More Praise for “Security Metrics”

The bloggiste at Layer 8 just declared Security Metrics to be “That Good”. I have no idea who shrdlu actually is. But whomever she is, she deserves a hearty thank-you and an offer of a beer should we ever meet in person. Here is a snippet of what she said:

Alex Hutton Likes “Security Metrics”

Alex Hutton was one of the editorial reviewers for several chapters of Security Metrics, and offered some excellent feedback during the writing stages. Now that the book has shipped, as a way of saying “thank-you” my publisher Addison-Wesley hooked him up with a copy.

Security Metrics Has Shipped

Greetings everybody! I am pleased to announce that my book, Security Metrics: Replacing Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt has shipped from the printers and is on its way to better bookstores near you.

And So It Begins, With Small Saturated Spots

My publisher, Addison-Wesley, has recently updated the information on my book, Security Metrics: Replacing Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt on Amazon. Although I am particularly fond of the inside contents, I am also very pleased with the way the cover came out.

Good Metrics

This essay is adapted from “Chapter 2: Defining Security Metrics” of my forthcoming book, Security Metrics: Replacing Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt from Addison-Wesley and Symantec Press, expected in early 2007. Small portions of this appeared in “The Future Belongs to the Quants,” an IEEE article co-authored by me, Dan Geer and Kevin Soo Hoo.

Information security is one of the few management disciplines that has yet to submit itself to serious analytic scrutiny. In security, business leaders ask: