• The ‘bible’ for cybersecurity
    — John M. Poindexter, PhD, VADM, U.S. Navy (ret.), Former National Security Advisor to President Reagan
  • An authoritative, timeless, and practical guide
    — Melissa Hathaway, cyber advisor to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack H. Obama, now President of Hathaway Global Strategies advising countries and companies around the world
  • Read this book—and learn from one of the best
    — Teri Shors, Professor, Dept. of Biology, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh; Author of Understanding Viruses
  • A technical tour de force [...] it should be on your bookshelf
    — Eugene ‘Spaf’ Spafford, Professor of Computer Science and leader of the CERIAS Project, Purdue University
  • Covers the important issues in a complete and accurate manner
    — Dr. Edward G. Amoroso, CEO of TAG Cyber, and former CSO, AT&T
  • Distills the lessons of a lifetime
    — Carl Landwehr, IEEE Fellow and member of the National Cybersecurity Hall of Fame
  • Following the lessons from this text will transform test teams from hackers to cyber guardians
    — Jim Carnes, former Chief of Security Testing Center at the DOD
  • A valuable new book that reflects decades of experience
    — Steven B. Lipner, Member of the National Cybersecurity Hall of Fame
  • An essential and complete reference
    — Tom Longstaff, Chair, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Information Systems Engineering Programs, The Johns Hopkins University Engineering for Professionals
  • The lessons in this book add inestimable, tangible value to [organizational] missions
    — Roy Maxion, PhD, Research Professor, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University
  • A refreshing look at cybersecurity
    — Joe Weiss, PE, CISM, CRISC, ISA Fellow, IEEE Senior Member, Managing Director ISA99 (Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security)

Developed for self-study and classroom use, Engineering Trustworthy Secure Systems: Timeless Principles to Get Cybersecurity Design Right the First Time lays out a concise set of best practices and best theories that can be applied to real security design problems. The book provides never-before-published design principles and detailed examples, which span the entire spectrum of today’s cyberattacks.

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Mr. O. Sami Saydjari has been a visionary thought-leader in cybersecurity for over three decades, working for elite organizations, including the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), National Security Agency, and NASA, among others. He has published more than a dozen landmark papers in the field, provided consultation to national leadership on cybersecurity policy, and educated the public through interviews with major media such as CNN, PBS, ABC, the New York Times, Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Time Magazine. Follow the author on Twitter @SamiSaydjari and visit www.samisaydjari.com or www.CyberDefenseAgency.com for more information.