The World Wide Web Security FAQ

11. Bibliography

Internet Security Alerts

  1. RISKS, Forum on Risks to the Public in Computers and Related Systems: This is an archive of the comp.risks USENET group, a moderated group with a high information to noise ratio.
  2. CERT advisories:

General Security for Web Servers

  1. How to Set Up and Maintain a World Wide Web Site: The Guide for Information Providers, by Lincoln D. Stein (Addison-Wesley), 496 pages, list price $29.95, ISBN 0-201-63389-2 (information available at
  2. Managing Internet Information Systems, by Cricket Liu, Jerry Peek, Russ Jones, Bryan Buus, and Adrian Nye ( O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.), ISBN 1-56592-051-1


  1. Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker, by William R. Cheswick and Steven M. Bellovin ( Addison-Wesley), ISBN 0-201-63357-4
  2. Building Internet Firewalls by D. Brent Chapman and Elizabeth D. Zwicky published by O'Reilly & Associates, 1st Edition September 1995 517 pages, list price $29.95, ISBN 1-56592-124-0 (information also available at

Unix System Security

  1. Unix System Security: A Guide for Users and System Administrators, by David Curry (O'Reilly & Associates).
  2. Practical Unix Security, by Simson Garfinkel and Gene Spafford (O'Reilly & Associates,Inc.) ISBN 0-937175-72-2

The CGI Security FAQ

  1. CGI security FAQ


  1. Applied Cryptography, by Bruce Schneier (Wiley), 618 pages, $44.95, ISBN 0-471-59756-2.


  1. Programming Perl, by Larry Wall and Randal L. Schwartz (O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.), ISBN 0-937175-64-1

Java Security

  1. Java Security: From HotJava to Netscape and Beyond, Drew Dean, Edward W. Felten, and Dan S. Wallach. 1996 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 1996.

Lincoln D. Stein,
Whitehead Institute/MIT Center for Genome Research
Last modified: Fri Nov 8 04:33:40 EST 1996