Security Transformation: Digital Defense Strategies to Protect your Company’s Reputation and Market Share by Stuart Campbell is a book aimed at upper management dealing with the general security issues affected by modern companies. The book is good in that it deals with not only the tech side of things, but the human side — all the firewalls in the world makes no difference if the attack comes in the form of someone wearing a photocopier repair uniform. Unfortunately, it was written in 2001 and has aged very badly. There are lots of occasions of “…as soon as 2005” and the final section “Peering Ahead” is useful only in the way that Tomorrow Land at Disney World is useful to see how we thought the future would look like in the 70s.
All that said, here are the snippets I caught when reading it (most are obvious, but I’ll list them to jog my memory at some point in the future.