Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Geekonomics: The Real Cost of Insecure Software” as Want to Read:
Geekonomics: The Real Cost of Insecure Software
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Geekonomics: The Real Cost of Insecure Software

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  59 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
"The clarity of David's argument and the strength of his conviction are truly inspiring. If you don't believe the world of software affects the world in which you live, you owe it to yourself to read this book."
"-Lenny Zeltzer, SANS Institute faculty member and the New York Security Consulting Manager at Savvis, Inc." ""Geekonomics "stays with you long after you finish rea
...more
Hardcover, 362 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Addison-Wesley Professional
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Geekonomics, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Geekonomics

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 391)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Donald
Jan 20, 2016 Donald added it
A great look at information security from an economics perspective. Provides insights that engineers are unlikely to have without help.
Ruslan
Apr 28, 2016 Ruslan marked it as to-read
Shelves: dev
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Jari Pirhonen
Feb 07, 2016 Jari Pirhonen rated it it was amazing
Shelves: security, software
Good reading about software industry and reasons why we have so much bad software - and why it's not getting much better in near future.
Dgg32
Jul 14, 2011 Dgg32 rated it really liked it
Some are facts, some are fancies. However, the main message is valid. We need more regulations to the software industry and we should provide them with more incentives to create more secure software.
Erin
Jan 23, 2012 Erin rated it really liked it
This was an easy-to-understand and interesting read about software quality, which mentions the SEI.
Anton
Mar 23, 2010 Anton rated it it was amazing
One of the best books I read on security ... EVER.
Edward Wagner
Edward Wagner marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2016
David
David marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2016
Luiz Sampaio
Luiz Sampaio marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2016
Faiz
Faiz marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2016
Marie-Élise
Marie-Élise marked it as to-read
Jul 18, 2016
Aaron Decker
Aaron Decker marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2016
Megan Guth
Megan Guth marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2016
C.
C. marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2016
Rohitash Kumar
Rohitash Kumar marked it as to-read
Jul 10, 2016
Ana Pais Correia
Ana Pais Correia marked it as to-read
Jul 09, 2016
Romeo
Romeo rated it it was amazing
Jul 07, 2016
deltaeyehawks
deltaeyehawks marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2016
Bhavika
Bhavika marked it as to-read
Jul 04, 2016
Seth Mccombs
Seth Mccombs marked it as to-read
Jun 26, 2016
Sahil Kanjwani
Sahil Kanjwani marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2016
Darko Doko
Darko Doko marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2016
Wei Sun
Wei Sun marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2016
Tyler
Tyler marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2016
Ueliton Freitas
Ueliton Freitas marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2016
Modiga Phemelo
Modiga Phemelo marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2016
Myles Cowper-Coles
Myles Cowper-Coles marked it as to-read
Jun 15, 2016
John Walker
John Walker marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2016
Igor Rafael
Igor Rafael marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2016
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 13 14 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Agile!: The Good, the Hype and the Ugly
  • The Old New Thing: Practical Development Throughout the Evolution of Windows
  • The Success of Open Source
  • Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering
  • The Psychology of Computer Programming
  • Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age
  • Revolution in The Valley: The Insanely Great Story of How the Mac Was Made
  • Creation: Life and How to Make It
  • The Art of Scalability: Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for the Modern Enterprise
  • Stealing MySpace: The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America
  • Eniac: The Triumphs and Tragedies of the World's First Computer
  • Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases Through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation
  • Simulation and Its Discontents
  • Pharmageddon
  • The Davis Dynasty: Fifty Years of Successful Investing on Wall Street
  • Holy Shit: Managing Manure To Save Mankind
  • Competition Demystified: A Radically Simplified Approach to Business Strategy
  • The Theory of Interest: As Determined by Impatience to Spend Income and Opportunity Ot Invest It

Goodreads is hiring!

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
Learn more »

Share This Book