Greg Conti is an assistant professor of computer science at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York. His research includes security data visualization, usable security, information warfare, and web-based information disclosure. He is the author of Security Data Visualization (No Starch Press, 2007) and has been featured in IEEE Security & Privacy magazine, Communications of the ACM, and IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications magazine. He has spoken at a wide range of academic and hacker conferences, including Black Hat, DEFCON, and the Workshop on Visualization for Computer Security (VizSEC). Conti runs the open source security visualization project RUMINT. His work can be found at www.gregconti.com/ and www.rumint.org/.
In his review of this book Ben Rothke, author of Computer Security- 20 Things Every Employee Should Know (2nd ed), stated "It has been suggested that if one was somehow able to... Read morePublished on May 23, 2009 by sixmonkeyjungle
I have to give this book five stars, it is well researched and covers an important topic. I knew most of this already, but thought I was a delusional paranoid individual. Read morePublished on February 21, 2009 by Stephen Northcutt
Greg Conti has really done a great job here collecting and organizing lots of information about Google even as they continue to collect data on all of us. Read morePublished on February 20, 2009 by David Blake
Disclaimer: I know the author personally and was given a review copy of the book.
I haven't read many (non-religious) books that totally change my outlook about the... Read more
There's no question that Greg Conti writes excellent books. Last year's Security Data Visualization book earned 5 stars, and I put Googling Security in the same league. Read morePublished on December 8, 2008 by Richard Bejtlich