“…a very good book, giving cogent, lucid explanations…” (Technology & Society, 30 September 2003)
“…a good introduction to an emergent technology…” (ContentPeople, 19 September 2003)
These days, encryption of confidential data and communications is an increasingly important part of doing business. But steganography can take data confidentiality to a whole new level, since it hides encrypted messages in ordinary-looking data files, making the very existence of the messages practically undetectable. Although steganography is not a new field and has played a critical part in secret communication throughout history, few people understand exactly how it works today. This detailed, practical guide changes thatwhether your goal is to add an extra level of security to business or government communications or to detect and counter steganography when its used by criminals or terrorists.
By teaching you how to protect your vital data and detect information attacks against networks, Cole aims to expose security threats so you can take action to minimize the damage going forward. He explores such topics as:
The CD-ROM includes not only valuable original source code for steganography techniques discussed in the book, but also several popular steganography tools, and color versions of original and manipulated images from the book for you to compare.
I have to agree with a few of the other reviewers. This book only covers a very basic overview of stego. Anybody familiar with the topic will get bored fast. Read morePublished on June 8 2004 by S. Christian
First of all I would like to congratulate you on finishing the amazing book "Hiding in plain sight". It is really a state of art. Read morePublished on May 28 2004 by Tariq
This book is excellent! It gives the reader the option of beginning from scratch or quickly referencing needed information. Read morePublished on Nov. 11 2003 by Kellie
This book does an outstanding job of combining both technical details and background to create a very interesting read. Read morePublished on Nov. 11 2003 by "geek_michael"