"Authors McGraw and Felten attempt to dispel the rumors while illuminating the real threats in a manner that is understandable to the C++ programmer as well as the head bean counter."
-- InfoWorld, A quick primer on Java and security, a review by Sean Dugan, 4/18/97.
"Recommended books chosen...for outstanding features and editorial excellence."
"This great book is a must-read for everyone who has more than a casual acquaintance with Java and belongs on the shelf of every serious Java developer."
"...two experts get together to help you strengthen your safety
approach with Java Security."
"New book by a pair of experts puts problem in perspective."
"...this is an excellent resource for those interested in the uproar about Java security on the Web... does the trees proud."
"I would recommend this book to anyone---users, administrators, and developers---who is concerned with Internet security issues. These days, that means anyone who uses a browser."
"This important book is the first one to address the myriad problems raised by Java. It clearly and concisely explains past problems, current issues, and future risks. McGraw and Felten grab the high and mighty Java industry by the ear, and they offer sane and sensible advice to every level of Java programmer and user."
"...one of the best technical books I've read in a long time."
"McGraw and Felten grab the high and mighty Java industry by the ear, and they offer sane and sensible advice to every level of Java programmer and user."
"No home should be without it - and certainly no web user or IT security staff member."
"One of the best treatments of Java security issues I have ever had the pleasure to read. The advice offered in this book is sound and reasonable."
"This book is mandatory reading for every user and developer of Webware. Its eye-opening analysis of the security risks provides timely realism amidst an otherwise mad dash to universal Net browsing."
"Java is hot. Java is cool.
"A Provocative and useful discussion of security issues around Java and the Internet to date."
"...a tour de force... clear and comprehensive discussions of the Java security model and various problems with its numerous implementations. It will make for enjoyable, and profitable, reading by all system administrators, Webmasters, and programmers---particularly in the corporate world. If you surf, or if you maintain a Website, this book is for you. Buy it!"
"McGraw and Felten do a great job of presenting a thorough and understandable treatment of the complex security issues surrounding Java and other Web-related languages...This book is a must for anyone who uses Web browsers and related software, written by the experts who have practically defined the field of Java security."
"A clear, concise overview to security issues surrounding Java, of special interest whether you are a Java programmer or a Java user."
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"What are some of the good security books? Java Security: Hostile Applets, Holes, & Antidotes by Gary McGraw and Edward W. Felten."
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