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Rupin Gupta runs Digital Guru books. He’s one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet, a real joy to work with, and he works hard to put books on shelves so that you can discover them. With the conference business changing, Digital Guru needs some help. Borrowing some words from my editor Jim Minatel: “If…

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These are the books that I read in Q2 2020 that I think are worth your time. Sorry it’s late. They’re still worthwhile. 🙂 Cyber You’ll See This Message When It Is Too Late, by Josephine Wolff. This is an interesting examination of the effects of finger-pointing and blame avoidance on the cybersecurity landscape, with…

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Cyber The Huawei and Snowden Questions, by Olav Lysne is a deep dive into what happens when an untrusted vendor builds your trusted computing base, and more importantly, why a great many of the “obvious” ways to address those risks are subject to easy work-arounds. This is unhappy news for Huawei, but more importantly, as…

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I hate reviewing books by people I know, because I am a picky reader, and if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. I also tend to hate management books, because they often substitute jargon for crisp thinking. So I am surprised, but, here I am, writing a review of Kip Boyle’s…

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