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Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier Bruce Schneier is a distinguished American security researcher, cryptographer and writer. Bruce is generally known for his unconventional and intriguing perspective on computer and societal security in a variety of its forms: counterterrorism, e-crime fighting, personal and corporate safety, identity protection, etc.
Position: Chief Technology Officer of BT Managed Security Solutions.
Bestsellers: “Applied Cryptography” (1994, 96), “Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World” (2000), “Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World” (2003), “Liars and Outliers” (2012).

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Bruce Schneier’s public lecture: Liars and Outliers 3. Scaling of Societal Pressures

Bruce Schneier explains the variability of cooperator and defector notions depending on the society group, and outlines the issue of societal pressures scaling. And there are a lot of directions to take this research. One of the problems I had writing this book is that very quickly the topic became...

Bruce Schneier’s public lecture: Liars and Outliers 2. Societal pressures

In this part, Bruce Schneier talks about methods used by society to induce natural cooperation and minimize the number of defectors to a controllable level. Now, most of us realize that it’s our long-term interest not to succumb to our short-term interest and not to steal, or not to pay our taxes, or not...

Bruce Schneier’s public lecture: Liars and Outliers

Prominent security expert Bruce Schneier takes the floor at NZITF to present his book “Liars and Outliers”, providing in-depth analysis of how the concepts of trust and security overlap in the present-day society. Hey there! What I want to talk about today is trust and security. Basically, what...

Bruce Schneier: New Threats to the Internet Infrastructure 3. The Cyber War Arms Race

Bruce Schneier speaks here on the concept of cyber warfare, the way it might impact the world, and explains why cyber war rhetoric is destabilizing. Threat 3: The cyber war arms race The third threat I want to talk about is “The cyber war arms race”. And by this I don’t mean the threat of cyber...

Bruce Schneier: New Threats to the Internet Infrastructure 2. Regulations from Law Enforcement

Continuing his presentation on nontrivial threats to the online world, Bruce Schneier talks about regulations pushed by law enforcement and big companies affecting users’ privacy. Threat 2: Ill-conceived regulations from law enforcement The second risk I want to talk about is from government. And I titled...

Bruce Schneier: New Threats to the Internet Infrastructure

The famous computer security specialist, cryptographer, founder and CTO of ‘BT Managed Security Solutions’ Bruce Schneier delivers a talk at RSA Conference 2012 where he expresses his non-standard viewpoint on today’s major risks in the Internet. Hi! Today I would like to talk about risks to...