From the reviews:
"It is written based on a course for beginning programmers. … The book has three main parts: security design principles, secure programming techniques, and an introduction to cryptography. … Exercises are included at the end of each part in order to provide suggestions for getting hands-on experience." (A. Mariën, ACM Computing Reviews, Vol. 49 (5), May, 2008)
Christoph Kern is an information security engineer at Google and was previously a senior security architect at Yodlee, a provider of technology solutions to the financial services industry. He has extensive experience in performing security design reviews and code audits, designing and developing secure applications, and helping product managers and software engineers effectively mitigate security risks in their software products.
The best security book I have ever come across. If you want to be great programmer in IT security, then go for this bookand it will lift you to greater hights in your professionalPublished on May 27, 2009 by Benjamin Mushabe
This book is very well written and easy to understand. I like the selection of software security topics it covers - blending of design principles and methodology with a mix of... Read morePublished on November 18, 2008 by PC
I found this book as a collection of google-able basic material. The book provides zero guidance to a programmer on the basics for how-to implement security in code not just... Read morePublished on December 14, 2007 by Prasad Reddy