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Video: Incident Response Orchestration: Ask Bruce, Episode Five

Organizations are overwhelmed with security alerts—far more than they can reasonably manage. Incident response orchestration and automation can go a long way in helping teams resolve security events faster and more effectively.

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Audio: On the Wire Podcast: Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier, the well-known cryptographer, author, and security expert, is today's guest on the On the Wire podcast. Dennis Fisher talks with Schneier about the pervasiveness of commercial and government surveillance and tracking, the emerging problem of IoT security, and what can be done to address the technical and policy issues all of this entails. They also discuss the ideas in Schneier's latest book, Data and Goliath, and what might be the theme for Schneier's next one.

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The Security Reading Room: The Best Information Security Books of 2015

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Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World: Bruce Schneier could have justifiably written an angry diatribe full of vitriol against President Obama, his administration, and the NSA for their wholesale spying on innocent Americans and violations of myriad laws and the Constitution. Instead, he has written a thoroughly convincing and brilliant book about big data, mass surveillance and the ensuing privacy dangers.

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Audio: Bruce Schneier on the Golden Age of Surveillance

Internet security expert, privacy advocate, and author Bruce Schneier speaks with the Technoskeptic about the public-private surveillance partnership that monitors everything we do, and what needs to happen in order to restore our privacy.

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Cyberattack Prediction: Hackers Will Target a US Election Next Year

  • Stephen Lawson
  • CSO
  • December 18, 2015

A major cyberattack next year will target a U.S. election, security expert Bruce Schneier predicts.

The attack won't hit the voting system and may not involve the presidential election, but the temptation for hackers is too great, even in state and local races, said Schneier, a computer security pioneer and longtime commentator.

"There are going to be hacks that affect politics in the United States," Schneier said.

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Video: Bruce Schneier Receives the Business Leader in Cybersecurity Award from Boston Global Forum

Bruce Schneier was honored as the Business Leader in Cybersecurity by the Boston Global Forum, for dedicating his career to the betterment of technology security and privacy.

Mr. Schneier attended and sent his acceptance speech remotely via online conference.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Good Reads Worth the Investment

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Data and Goliath
by Bruce Schneier
W. W. Norton & Company

From the moment you wake up, you start generating data. Your phone tracks your movements. Your purchases signal whether you’re sick or pregnant or going on vacation.

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Datenschutz in Rücklage

Hansueli Schöchli reviewed the German edition of Data and Goliath for Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

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Video: Making Your Mark as a CISO: Ask Bruce, Episode Four

Being a CISO is often a tenuous, highly political job—and for security matters, the buck stops with you. In this interview, Bruce Schneier offers strategies for making your mark on your organization.

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Rolling Back Mass Surveillance

Bruce Schneier is a man worth listening to. In 1993, just as the Internet was gaining speed, he wrote one of the earliest books on applying cryptography to network communications, and has since become a well-known security specialist and author of about a dozen books on Internet security and related matters. So when someone like Schneier says we're in big trouble and we need to do something fast to keep it from getting worse, we should at least pay attention.

The trouble is mass surveillance.

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Photo of Bruce Schneier by Per Ervland.

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