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12/22/2014
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CISO Holiday Bookshelf

A selection of interesting security reads perfect as gifts from and to the typical CISO.
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(Credit: Germn Poo-Caamao)

With just a few shopping days until Christmas, now is the time to fill in those gift-giving gaps. But put down the assorted chocolates -- nobody needs the extra calories at this point -- and turn your attention to the printed word. Books are the perfect last-minute gift. Whether you're searching for something that your CISO loved one or co-worker would enjoy during the holiday lull, or you're a CISO hoping to educate family on what it is you do for work, we've got a selection of choices for you. The following books offer something educational, fun, or otherwise noteworthy for the security-minded and layperson alike. 

 

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.  View Full Bio

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12/22/2014 | 4:37:11 PM
holiday reading time
I'm eager for some downtime over the holiday so I can finally read Kim's book and then Brian's. 
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