Category: Book news

Second edition available on Amazon!

The second edition of Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons is now available on Amazon.com! I’ve updated the book for Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan, expanded the coverage on mobile security and child safety, and updated much of the other content. It’s now over 30% longer than the first edition! Thanks to support from

Pre-Sales of the Second Edition!

I’ve launched a KickStarter campaign for the second edition of Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons! This second edition will cover Windows 10 and OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), along with a host of other updates. This KS campaign is basically pre-sales of the book, with the idea of taking the proceeds and investing them in marketing

Second Edition in the works!

I was approached by the continuing education group at Duke University to give a lecture on computer security and privacy, which I did last October. It was quite the hit and I will now be teaching a 6-week course for Duke on the same topic, starting mid-April of 2016! I’m very excited! I’m planning to

Kindle give-away success

I managed to give away about 1200 free copies of my eBook over the last 3 days! Let’s hope it brings in some great reviews and kicks the book up in the search ranking! (My book made it up to #6 on “Top 100 Free Computer/Technology” books during the sale, and briefly had the banner

FREE Kindle giveaway starts at midnight tonight!

I will be running a Kindle give-away for “Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons” on Amazon starting around midnight tonight, Pacific time (GMT-8)! Don’t miss this opportunity to get your free eBook copy!! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SIA1RH4 The sale will run for up to 4 days (Thu-Sun) – however, I will probably cut it off after I hit my pain threshold.

Glowing review from TipTopSecurity

Just got a great review from a really cool web site: TipTopSecurity.com. This site has a lot of great info and it very much in the same space as my book. There are some great articles there that will give you more and similar advice about how to protect yourself, so I encourage you to