Reading List

Foreign Policy & Intelligence

Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes – Richard A. Clarke, R.P. Eddy

Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World – Bruce Schneier

The Coming Swarm: DDOS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet – Molly Sauter, Ethan Zuckerman

The Darkening Web: The War for Cyberspace – Alexander Klimburg

Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon – Kim Zetter

Cyber Wars: Hacks that Shocked the Business World – Charles Arthur

Cyberspies: The Secret History of Surveillance, Hacking, and Digital Espionage – Gordon Corera

The Hacked World Order: How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age – Adam Segal

Near and Distant Neighbors: A New History of Soviet Intelligence – Jonathan Haslam

Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World – Bruce Schneier

Islamic State: The Digital Caliphate – Abdel Bari Atwan

@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex – Shane Harris

Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age – Mohamed Zayani

The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age – David E. Sanger

Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War – Fred Kaplan

Dawn of the Code War: America’s Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat – John P. Carlin

Cyberwar: How Russia helped Elect Trump – Kathleen Hall Jamieson

The Virtual Weapon and International Order – Lucas Kello

The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust, and Fear between Nations – Ben Buchanan

Future Crimes: How Our Radical Dependence on Technology Threatens Us All – Marc Goodman

Ethical Hacking & Security

Basically anything from No Starch Press: Hacking & Computer Security

Real-World Bug Hunting – A Field Guide to Web Hacking – Peter Yaworski

Open Source Intelligence Techniques: Resources for Searching and Analyzing Online Information – Michael Bazzell

Android Malware and Analysis – Ken Dunham, Shane Hartman, Manu Quintans, Jose Andre Morales, Tim Strazzere

Practical Malware Analysis: The Hands-On Guide to Dissecting Malicious Software – Michael Sikorski, Andrew Honig

Practical Reverse Engineering: x86, x64, ARM, Windows Kernel, Reversing Tools, and Obfuscation – Bruce Dang (Author), Alexandre Gazet (Author), Elias Bachaalany (Author), Sébastien Josse (Contributor)

Android Hacker’s Handbook – Joshua J. Drake (Author), Zach Lanier (Author), Collin Mulliner (Author), Pau Oliva Fora (Author), Stephen A. Ridley (Author), Georg Wicherski (Author)

Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C – Bruce Schneier

Rtfm: Red Team Field Manual – Ben Clark

The Mobile Application Hacker’s Handbook – Dominic Chell (Author), Tyrone Erasmus (Author), Shaun Colley (Author), Ollie Whitehouse (Author)

Blue Team Field Manual (BTFM) – Alan J White (Author), Ben Clark (Contributor)

The Tangled Web: A Guide to Securing Modern Web Applications – Michal Zalewski

Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems – Ross J. Anderson

Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought – Drew Neil

Pro Git – Scott Chacon, Ben Straub

Hacking : The Art of Exploitation – Jon Erickson

Wireshark 101: Essential Skills for Network Analysis – Laura Chappell


The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage – Cliff Stoll

Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker – Kevin Mitnick

Present! A Techie’s Guide to Public Speaking – Poornima Vijayashanker, Karen Catlin

Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called “Alien” – Jeremy N. Smith

Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology – Ellen Ullman

Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents – Ellen Ullman

August 21, 2019