Subject: Re: Macros and temporary global vars (was make macro unexpandable)
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 19:47:51 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Erann Gat  <> wrote:
| > Other suggestions?
| I'd start by reading Bruce Schneier's "Applied Cryptography."  
| (Actually, it's not a bad idea to read everything that Bruce Schneier 
| has ever written.)

Given the OP's level of (non-)experience with security, I'd suggest
Schneier's "Secrets & Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World"
<URL:> as being a better book to
read first.

| Then read all the comp.risks archives.

Yup. They're easy to read at <URL:>.

Also read the sci.crypt newsgroup...

| As Joe said, computer security is hard.  Really really hard.  (And 
| designing a system that is secure against dishonest insiders is really 
| really really hard!)  There are no shortcuts.  (That includes, by the 
| way, hiring self-styled "security experts" because they often don't know 
| what they're talking about either.)

I would 2nd, 3rd, and 4th this!!


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