Liars and Outliers:
Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive

cover of Liars and OutliersA book by Bruce Schneier

Table of Contents

A Note for Readers
1 Overview
PART I: THE SCIENCE OF TRUST
2 A Natural History of Security
3 The Evolution of Cooperation
4 A Social History of Trust
5 Societal Dilemmas
PART II: A MODEL OF TRUST
6 Societal Pressures
7 Moral Pressures
8 Reputational Pressures
9 Institutional Pressures
10 Security Systems
PART III: THE REAL WORLD
11 Competing Interests
12 Organizations
13 Corporations
14 Institutions
PART IV: CONCLUSIONS
15 How Societal Pressures Fail
16 Technological Advances
17 The Future
Notes
References
Acknowledgments
Index

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