When you want to move a lot of information to a human endpoint, it's hard to beat the bandwidth of a book. Used in everything from recreation to university education, a full bookshelf (whether paper or digital) is part of the requirement for any well-prepared professional.
Dark Reading asked users on social media which books they would recommend for professionals looking to increase their level of knowledge and understanding.
The books recommended go across the spectrum from novels that teach new methods to books the explore broad social issues to hands-on books for developers. In every case, though, the book listed teaches something important about security and its application in the enterprise.
Are there books that have been an important part of your security education? If so, we'd like to know. Share those critical books with us in the comments — you'll be helping your peers build a better bookshelf for their security libraries.