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SPECIAL: 5th Edition Released!

After nearly 6 months of hard work, the fifth edition of my book, Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons, has finally been released! Is this blog article a shameless plug? Maybe a little bit. But this book serves as the cornerstone of my mission to help as many people as I can to secure their devices and […]

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Giveaway for My New Book

[NOTE: This contest is now over] The 4th edition is officially out!! You can order it here: Amazon Apress Barnes & Noble But I’m also running a contest to give away 15 free copies! Five top winners will receive a signed paperback copy of the book! Ten more winners will get a free digital (PDF)

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Firewalls Don't Stop Dragons by Carey Parker

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

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Firewalls Don't Stop Dragons by Carey Parker

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

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Firewalls Dont Stop Dragons 1st edition OLD

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

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