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Security Guru Bruce Schneier '88 Demystifies Technology

  • Mikhailina Karina
  • American University Alumni Spotlight
  • March 2010

“Security affects every aspect of people’s lives,” says world renowed security expert and critic Bruce Schneier, CAS/MS ’88. “It helps people make better personal, corporate, and national decisions.”

A regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal and the Guardian newspaper in the UK, Schneier calls himself “an explainer.” Through his best-selling books, Applied Cryptography, Secrets and Lies, and Beyond Fear, and countless mainstream and security media articles and speaking engagements, he explains difficult topic matter to regular folks. His reputation as a leading cryptographer even got him mentioned in Dan Brown’s mega-bestseller, …

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.