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.
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.
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.
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.
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: