By samzenpus from Slashdot's read-all-about-it department
benrothke writes "Of the books that author Pete Loshin has written in the past, a number of them are completely comprised of public domain information that he gathered. Titles such as Big book of Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) RFCs, Big Book of IPsec RFCs, Big Book of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) RFCs, and others, are simply bound copies of publicly available information. In two of his latest books, Practical Anonymity: Hiding in Plain Sight Online and Simple Steps to Data Encryption: A Practical Guide to Secure Computing, Loshin doesn't do the wholesale cut and paste like he did from the RFC books, but on the other side, doesn't offer much added information than the reader can get online."
Read below for the rest of Ben's review. Simple Steps to Data Encryption: A Practical Guide to Secure Computing/ Practical Anonymity: Hiding in Plain Sight Online
author Pete Loshin
pages 86/ 128
reviewer Ben Rothke
ISBN 978-0124114838/ 978-0124104044
summary Avoid these books. Use the free and better online documentation referencesRead Replies (0)