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Audio: “Hacking” the Legal System: Bruce Schneier (World-renowned Security Expert and Blogger)

  • Aiming for the Moon
  • September 11, 2022

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Ethical hacking is essential in the tech world as it exposes the holes and bugs in systems before bad people can use them. This same mindset can be applied to the legal system in order to “hack” it before “black hat” hackers exploit the problems. In this episode, Bruce Schneier explains this philosophy and the steps to apply it.

Bruce Schneier on the Crypto/Blockchain Disaster

  • Lou Covey
  • Cyber Protection Magazine
  • August 11, 2022

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It’s a bad year for the reputation of cryptocurrency. The foundation of cryptocurrencies, blockchain, has not faired much better. The IBM Blockchain page promises to deliver trust, security, and cost savings, there are few examples where any of that is true. That assessment might be generous.

While some of the older cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, have resolved some security issues. However, the intrinsic value of any currency depends on its reputation for stability, especially when applied to commerce. The volatility of all cryptocurrencies, along with almost weekly stories of stolen wallets, has destroyed that value…

Understanding Crypto 6: Bruce Schneier: Security, Trust, and Blockchain

  • Rational Reminder
  • July 8, 2022

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Welcome back to another episode of our limited edition Crypto Series on the Rational Reminder Podcast, a weekly reality check about sensible investing and financial decision-making. Are cryptocurrencies and the associated technologies beneficial? Could they change the world for the better? There is a lot of controversy surrounding the use and application of cryptocurrencies and the associated technologies. Some say the innovation is ultimately useless while others think it is the answer to society’s problems. To help us unpack this complicated and hot-button topic is Bruce Schneier, an internationally-renowned security technologist, author, and educator. The focus of his work is the intersection of security, technology and people. Bruce also has an immense passion for educating people about cryptocurrencies. Examples of his well-known books include …

Schneier: “Le votazioni elettroniche? Non fatelo, non è sicuro”

In questa intervista esclusiva Bruce Schneier, uno dei massimi esperti al mondo di sicurezza digitale, ci parla di prevenzione nella cyber security, Kaspersky, supply chain, cyber-conflitto tra Russia e Ucraina, e del perché il voto elettronico non potrà mai essere considerato sicuro

  • Riccardo Meggiato
  • Cybersecurity 360
  • July 4, 2022

Bruce Schneier è riconosciuto come uno dei massimi esperti di sicurezza digitale a livello mondiale. Laureato in informatica alla American University, e con un bachelor in fisica, ha lavorato in posizioni strategiche nell’ambito della sicurezza ai laboratori Bell e Dipartimento della Difesa degli Stati Uniti, oltre a fondare proprie società, essere board member dell’Electronic Frontier Foundation e di AccessNow, Chief of Security Architecture a Inrupt Inc., e avere scritto alcuni dei principali best-seller mondiali su sicurezza informatica, privacy e crittografia. A tutto questo, aggiunge l’ideazione di alcuni dei più noti …

Audio: Expert Interviews: Hacktivism

  • Cyber.RAR
  • June 29, 2022

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Grace continues the conversation on so-called hacktivism and the future landscape of cyber activism with Bruce Schneier, author of the book ‘Data and Goliath,’ and fellow and lecturer at Harvard Kennedy School.

Why AIs Will Become Hackers

At a 2022 RSA Conference keynote, technologist Bruce Schneier asserted that artificial intelligence agents will start to hack human systems—and what that will mean for us.

  • Karen Spiegelman
  • Dark Reading
  • June 9, 2022

“Nice to see you all again,” Bruce Schneier told the audience at his keynote for the in-person return of RSA Conference, taking off his trademark cap. “It’s kinda neat. Kinda a little scary.” Schneier is a security technologist, researcher, and lecturer at Harvard Kennedy School. He has a long list of publications, including books from as early as 1993 and as recent as 2019’s We Have Root, with a new one launching in January 2023. But he’s best known for his long-running newsletter Crypto-Gram and blog Schneier on Security. And his upcoming book is about hacking…

Audio: Schneier on Security for Tomorrow’s Software

  • The Changelog
  • May 20, 2022

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This week we’re talking with Bruce Schneier—cryptographer, computer security professional, privacy specialist, and writer (of many books). He calls himself a “public-interest technologist”, a term he coined himself, and works at the intersection of security, technology, and people.

Bruce has been writing about security issues on his blog since 2004, his monthly newsletter has been going since 1998, he’s a fellow and lecturer at Harvard’s Kennedy School, a board member of the EFF, and the Chief of Security Architecture at Inrupt. Long story short, Bruce has credentials to back up his opinions and on today’s show we dig into the state of cyber-security, security and privacy best practices, his thoughts on Bitcoin (and other crypto-currencies), Tim Berners-Lee’s Solid project, and of course we asked Bruce to share his advice for today’s developers building the software systems of tomorrow…

Video: Unscripted with Bruce Schneier

  • PSICC Data Privacy Week 2022
  • February 4, 2022

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A conversation on the future of cybersecurity.

Video: Bruce Schneier on Regulating at the Pace of Tech

  • Transform
  • February 1, 2022

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Harvard cyber security expert Bruce Schneier spoke with Transform for the publication’s inaugural issue on trust in tech. He said that, given how central technology is to our daily lives, we should be able to trust that tech systems are secure – in the same way we trust that food from the grocery store is safe to eat and planes are safe to fly in.

If those things are safe, it’s only because governments regulate them. “We walk into a restaurant and don’t have to check the kitchen ourselves,” Schneier says. “Governments perform a valuable function in our stead: they are our experts.”…

Audio: History of Hacking

  • Cybercrime Magazine
  • January 29, 2022

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I spoke about the history of hacking with Steve Morgan of the Cybercrime Magazine Podcast.

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.