1. The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography [Kindle Edition]:
Written by Simon Singh, this book illustrates about encryption in detail, explaining secret coding and its impacts. There are some historical references too, in relation to secret coding.
2. Hacking Exposed- 5th Edition:
In this genre it is quite an established book which is in its fifth edition now. Millions of copies of this book have already been sold across the globe. It has been a best-selling computer security book which is very useful for computer networks.
3. Inside Network Perimeter Security:
This is one of the best valuable resources for learning network perimeter security. It helps you in preventing network tresspassing and also building defence against any kind of intrusion.
4. Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker [Kindle Edition]:
This book is written by a hacker and it's like an eye-opener for network security measures. It gives you deep insight into the world of hacking and and if you know the techniques of hacking, then it becomes easier to prevent the same.
5. Practical Unix & Internet Security:
If you are studying about network security, then this resource is a must-have in your book-shelf. In its 3rd edition, the book has undergone revisions and the latest version comes up with current tips and techniques. This book is highly recommended for information security in your system.
6. Security Data Visualization Graphical Techniques for Network Analysis:
To maintain your system's network security you need to be alert everyday. You need to analyse all logs, packet captures and binary files to confirm that your network is secure. To learn the complete analysis, this resource is a mandatory one.
7. CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, 6th Edition [Kindle Edition]:
If you're appearing for CISSP exam then this book is an invaluable guide to ensure computer network security. For computer security professionals, this is a valuable resource which gives deep insight into security system functions.
8. Malware: Fighting Malicious Code:
Written by Ed Skoudis, this book details about malicious code – its definition, its functionability and defence against it. This is a great resource for beginners as well as advanced users. To prevent getting victimised to prevalent malicious code, take help from this book.
9. Internet Forensics:
Internet is a vast ground where scams can occur very easily. Hackers are usually after your credit card number and other banking details but scams are not limited to these basic hacking only. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, check out Internet Forensics by Robert Jones.
10. Nmap Cookbook: The Fat-free Guide to Network Scanning [Kindle Edition]:
This book provides extensive knowledge about NMap and its functions. Targeting security professionals this computer network security book provides off-hand knowledge about scanning the data system. If someone holds a career in network security, then it is a highly recommended handbook.