Introduction to Computer Security

ISBN-13: 9780321512949

ISBN-10: 0321512944

Author: Roberto Tamassia, Michael Goodrich

Edition: 1

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Hardcover 576 pages
Information Security
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Acknowledged author Roberto Tamassia wrote Introduction to Computer Security comprising 576 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0321512944 and 9780321512949. Since then Introduction to Computer Security textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $43.93 or rent at the marketplace.


Introduction to Computer Security is a new Computer Security textbook for a new generation of IT professionals. It is ideal for computer-security courses that are taught at the undergraduate level and that have as their sole prerequisites an introductory computer science sequence (e.g., CS 1/CS 2).  Unlike most other computer security textbooks available today, Introduction to Computer Security, 1e does NOT focus on the mathematical and computational foundations of security, and it does not assume an extensive background in computer science. Instead it looks at the systems, technology, management, and policy side of security, and offers students fundamental security concepts and a working knowledge of threats and countermeasures with “just-enough” background in computer science. The result is a presentation of the material that is accessible to students of all levels.