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The Register ADVANCE PRAISE FOR LIARS AND OUTLIERS "A rich, insightfully fresh take on what security really means!"
DAVID ROPEIK, Author of How Risky is it, Really? "Schneier has accomplished a spectacular tour de force: an enthralling ride through history, economics, and psychology, searching for the meanings of trust and security. A must read."
ALESSANDRO ACQUISTI, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Public Policy at the Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University "Liars and Outliers offers a major contribution to the understandability of these issues, and has the potential to help readers cope with the ever-increasing risks to which we are being exposed. It is well written and delightful to read."
PETER G. NEUMANN, Principal Scientist in the SRI International Computer Science Laboratory "Whether it's banks versus robbers, Hollywood versus downloaders, or even the Iranian secret police against democracy activists, security is often a dynamic struggle between a majority who want to impose their will, and a minority who want to push the boundaries. Liars and Outliers will change how you think about conflict, our security, and even who we are."
ROSS ANDERSON, Professor of Security Engineering at Cambridge University and author of Security Engineering "Readers of Bruce Schneier's Liars and Outliers will better understand technology and its consequences and become more mature pra...
Henrik Sandell, 20 maj 2013
Bruce Schneier har skrivit många bra böcker men den här är mest gammal skåpmat.
Läs någon av hans andra böcker istället de är mycket bättre.
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‘This book will appeal not only to customers interested in computer security but also on the idea of security and trust as a whole in society'. (The Bookseller, 16th December 2011).
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A Note for Readers xv
1 Overview 1
PART I THE SCIENCE OF TRUST 15
2 A Natural History of Security 17
3 The Evolution of Cooperation 27
4 A Social History of Trust 41
5 Societal Dilemmas 51
PART II A MODEL OF TRUST 61
6 Societal Pressures 63
7 Moral Pressures 75
8 Reputational Pressures 87
9 Institutional Pressures 103
10 Security Systems 123
PART III THE REAL WORLD 137
11 Competing Interests 139
12 Organizations 155
13 Corporations 173
14 Institutions 195
PART IV CONCLUSIONS 205
15 How Societal Pressures Fail 207
16 Technological Advances 225
17 The Future 243