About Threat Modeling: Designing for Security

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If you're a software developer, systems manager, or security professional, this book will show you how to use threat modeling in the security development lifecycle and the overall software and systems design processes. Author and security expert Adam Shostack puts his considerable expertise to work in this book that, unlike any other, details the process of building improved security into the design of software, computer services, and systems — from the very beginning.

Threat Modeling: Designing for Security is full of actionable, tested advice for software developers, systems architects and managers, and security professionals. From the very first chapter, it teaches the reader how to threat model. That is, how to use models to predict and prevent problems, even before you've started coding.

Threat Modeling: Designing for Security is jargon-free, accessible, and provides proven frameworks that are designed to integrate into real projects that need to ship on tight schedules. You can get value from threat model all sorts of things, even as simple as a contact us page (and see that page for that threat model.)

Upcoming or Recent Events

East Coast Tour (June 16-27)

Adam is planning to be on the East Coast from June 16-27. plan is to arrive in Washington DC on the 16th, and end in Boston, flowing generally northwards.

If you are along that path, and would like Adam to come speak on threat modeling, please let us know by emailing eastcoasttour2014@threatmodelingbook.com. We intend to nail down a schedule on May 15th, so please be in touch by then. We're working with Erika of VACreatively.com for organization.