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Security for Software Engineers





ISBN 9781138583825
Published December 17, 2018 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
345 Pages 50 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Security for Software Engineers is designed to introduce security concepts to undergraduate software engineering students. The book is divided into four units, each targeting activities that a software engineer will likely be involved in within industry.



The book explores the key areas of attack vectors, code hardening, privacy, and social engineering. Each topic is explored from a theoretical and a practical-application standpoint.



Features:







  • Targets software engineering students - one of the only security texts to target this audience.






  • Focuses on the white-hat side of the security equation rather than the black-hat side.






  • Includes many practical and real-world examples that easily translate into the workplace.






  • Covers a one-semester undergraduate course.






  • Describes all aspects of computer security as it pertains to the job of a software engineer and presents problems similar to that which an engineer will encounter in the industry.




This text will equip students to make knowledgeable security decisions, be productive members of a security review team, and write code that protects a user’s information assets.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Security 0: Security for Software Engineers 1: Roles Unit 1: Attack Vectors 2: Classification of Attacks 3: Software Weapons 4: Social Engineering Unit 2: Code Hardening 5: Command Injection 6: Script Injection 7: Memory Injection 8: Threat Modeling 9: Mitigation  Unit 3: Privacy 10: Authentication 11: Access Control 12: Encryption Appendices A: Arrays B: Function Pointers C: V-Tables D: Integers E: The Callstack F: The Heap G: Further Reading H: Works Cited I: Glossary J: Index

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Biography

James Helfrich earned his BS and MS in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and his PhD from Idaho State University. After working as a Software Development Engineer and a Program Manager at Microsoft on the Office family of products, he has been teaching Computer Science at BYU-Idaho since 2006. His specialties include software development, humancomputer interaction, and security.



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