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A Solid Reference Book For Security Professionals

Advantages: good reference, lots of useful tools, covers most major OSes and application / web hacking
Disadvantages: security moves fast - out of date quickly, tries to cover too much and misses some things

Hacking Exposed is a very interesting and useful book for all security professionals, and those interested in network security. The book covers several operating systems and several facets of security, from general network and user security on Windows NT ...

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Review of Hacking Exposed - Stuart McClure Joel Scambray

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A Must Have for Security Professionals

Advantages: Covered number of topics, great examples, overview of security tools
Disadvantages: few examples are very basic and could be little more in-depthed

Hacking Exposed by Stuart McClure Joel Scambray is primer or I would say is the bible on the topic of "Hacking". I came across this book during my MSc. It's a great book, which explain ABC of Hacking and also provide countermeasure to mitigate those ...

AkashS12 03.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Hacking Exposed - Stuart McClure Joel Scambray

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I have learnt about the basic concepts of software testing !

Advantages: Easy to Read, Includes sample examination questions, and self-assessment questions
Disadvantages: None

...Brilliant book to learn about the basic concepts of Software Testing Introduction I wanted to obtain a certificate as an ISEB Certified Tester - Foundation Level and this is the publication that is recommended by The Chartered Institute of IT ...

Angela150 07.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Software Testing: An ISEB Foundation - Brian Hambling, Peter Morgan, Angelina Samaroo

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software testing, an iseb foundation book review

Advantages: gives you all the information you need to get you through your iseb foundation
Disadvantages: the book can be a little difficult to comprehend for anyone new to the business

...I have studyied this book in order to prepare for my software testing course. I read this book alone, before starting the course. It was very explanatory, however, i had to do alot of writing out to get my head around some of the concepts. However, i did ...

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Beginning XNA 3.0 Game programming From Novice to Professional

Advantages: Depth of coverage, 3D and skeleton animation included.
Disadvantages: Writing style a little dour and dense

The title 'Beginning XNA 3.0 Game programming From Novice to Professional' seems a little incongruous. Beginner and Pro in the same title? It opens with target audiences, genres and the different roles in a game team. It also discusses game planning incl ...

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Review of Beginning XNA 3.0 Game Programming - Jose Antonio Leal De Farias

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