Best Reference Books – Hardware Security

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Hardware Security subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Hardware Security along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Hardware Security subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Hardware Security" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Hardware Security and Trust: Design and Deployment of Integrated Circuits in a Threatened Environment” by Nicolas Sklavos and Ricardo Chaves

“Hardware Security and Trust: Design and Deployment of Integrated Circuits in a Threatened Environment” Book Review: This book is an introduction to hardware security. Main topics included in this book AES data path on FPGAs, Scan design: basics, advancement, vulnerabilities, ring oscillators and hardware Trojan detection. Other important concepts covered are differential power analysis for beginners, manufacturing testing and security countermeasures. Various scientists and researchers on data security systems have contributed in writing chapters in this book. Data tables and code samples are provided throughout the book for easier understanding of the concepts. This book is useful for systems security and undergraduate computer engineering students.

2. “Practical Internet of Things Security” by Brian Russell and Drew Van Duren

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“Practical Internet of Things Security” Book Review: This book discusses the strategies and implementation of cyber security systems. topics such as vulnerabilities, attacks and countermeasures, security engineering for IoT development, the IoT security life cycle Are discussed in detail. Other topics included are cryptographic fundamentals for IoT security engineering, identity and access management solutions for the IoT, mitigating IoT privacy concerns. Figures and data tables are provided with proper labelling. Colourful images and step by step instructions on the implementation of the system are provided in this book. Students studying systems security and security architecture can refer to this book.

3. “Hardware Security: Design, Threats, and Safeguards” by Debdeep Mukhopadhyay and Rajat Subhra Chakraborty

“Hardware Security: Design, Threats, and Safeguards” Book Review: This book is an introduction to cryptography, hardware security and its design principles. Topics included are mathematical background, overview of modern cryptography, modern hardware design practices, hardware design of the AES. Other chapters mentioned are efficient designs of finite field arithmetic on FPGAs, high speed implementations of elliptic curve scalar multiplication on FPGAs. Figures and flow charts with proper labelling are provided for making the concepts clear. Various examples of GATE theory and circuit designs are provided throughout the book. Students studying in the field of hardware security and system security can use this book.

4. “Learning Android Forensics” by Rohit Tamma and Donnie Tindall

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“Learning Android Forensics” Book Review: This book explains the basics of Android forensics. Main topics included are mobile forensics approach, Android hardware components, understanding data storage on Android devices, extracting data logically from Android devices. Other topics included are extracting data physically from Android devices, recovering deleted data from Android devices, forensic analysis of Android applications. Screenshots and Definitions are provided throughout the book. Complete codes and website references are also included in this book. This book is useful for information security professionals or forensic analysts.

5. “Practical Mobile Forensics” by Heather Mahalik and Rohit Tamma

“Practical Mobile Forensics” Book Review: This book is a guide to Completely understand the mobile forensics for the iOS, Android and Windows platform. topics mentioned are Introduction to mobile forensics call understanding the internals of iOS devices, data acquisition from iOS devices, IOS data analysis and recovery. Other chapters mentioned are understanding Android, Android forensics setup and pre data extraction techniques. Flow charts and figures are provided to explain the topics easily. all the techniques are described in detail with a step-by-step approach with the help of colourful screenshots of computer systems. This book is suitable for any students studying in the field of forensic analysis.

6. “iOS Forensics Cookbook” by Bhanu Birani and Mayank Birani

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“iOS Forensics Cookbook” Book Review: This book describes various techniques to extract data from iOS devices. Topics included are saving extracting data, social media integration, integrating data analytics, app distribution and crash reporting. Other topics mentioned are demystifying crash reports, forensics recovery, forensic tools. Over 20 techniques are discussed in this book. Colourful snapshots of the mobile systems and computer systems are provided for easier understanding of the concepts. This book is useful for students studying in the field of mobile forensics.

7. “Is My Cell Phone Bugged?: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Mobile Conversations Private” by Kevin D Murray

“Is My Cell Phone Bugged?: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Mobile Conversations Private” Book Review: This book explains the privacy concepts and security measures for Mobile phones. Topics mentioned are the basics of counterespionage, spyware infection, spyware protection checklist in different warning signs that a phone is spyware infected. Over 19 warning signs are mentioned in this book. This book helps ordinary people regain their privacy and secure their mobile phones from spyware and future invasions. This book is useful for anyone who wants to keep their mobile phones secure from different spywares.

8. “Become ITIL Foundation Certified in 7 Days: Learning ITIL Made Simple with Real-life Examples” by Abhinav Krishna Kaiser

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“Become ITIL Foundation Certified in 7 Days: Learning ITIL Made Simple with Real-life Examples” Book Review: This book mentions the topics and examples for the ITIL foundation examination. Main topics included are service management as a practice, generic concepts, ITIL service lifecycle, service strategy. Other topics included our service design, service transition, service operations, continuous service improvement. FAQs and sample questions are included for student’s practice. This book is useful for students preparing for the ITIL foundation examination.

9. “Cyber-security of SCADA and Other Industrial Control Systems (Advances in Information Security)” by Edward J M Colbert and Alexander Kott

“Cyber-security of SCADA and Other Industrial Control Systems (Advances in Information Security)” Book Review: This book discusses the fundamental principles of industrial control systems. Topics such as ICS cyber threats, attacks, matrix, situational awareness are discussed in this book. Special chapter on supervisory control and data acquisition systems is also mentioned. Other topics included are ICS governance, responses to attacks on ICS and future security off the Internet of things. Students studying cyber security and systems security can use this book.

10. “Getting Started with Windows Server Security” by Santhosh Sivarajan

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“Getting Started with Windows Server Security” Book Review: This book explains the Basics of windows server security. Topics mentioned are operating system and baseline security, native Ms security tools and configuration, server roles and protocols. Other topics mentioned are Application security, network service security, access control, Patch management, auditing and monitoring. Summaries are added at the end of each unit for quick review purposes. colourful snapshots of the configurations are provided in this book. This book is beneficial for security or Windows Server administrators.

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Manish Bhojasia, a technology veteran with 20+ years @ Cisco & Wipro, is Founder and CTO at Sanfoundry. He is Linux Kernel Developer & SAN Architect and is passionate about competency developments in these areas. He lives in Bangalore and delivers focused training sessions to IT professionals in Linux Kernel, Linux Debugging, Linux Device Drivers, Linux Networking, Linux Storage, Advanced C Programming, SAN Storage Technologies, SCSI Internals & Storage Protocols such as iSCSI & Fiber Channel. Stay connected with him @ LinkedIn | Youtube | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter