Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World (Review)

  • Paul Boutin
  • Wired
  • September 2003

Does arming pilots make flying safer? Computer security guru Schneier applies his analytical skills to real-world threats like terrorists, hijackers, and counterfeiters. Beyond Fear may come across as the dry, meticulous prose of a scientist, but that’s actually Schneier’s strength. Are you at risk or just afraid? Only by cutting away emotional issues to examine the facts, he says, will we reduce our risks enough to stop being scared.

Categories: Beyond Fear, Text

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.