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Data Privacy, One of These Days

  • Hiawatha Bray
  • BetaBoston
  • October 7, 2015

For some odd reason, data privacy maven Bruce Schneier is an optimist. It’s odd because, according to Schneier, there’s practically no such thing as data privacy. Just about everything we do these days is under some form of electronic surveillance, with governments and corporations eager to record and analyze our every action.

But when Schneier holds forth on Friday at Harvard University, as part of the ongoing HUBweek festivities, he’ll reassure his listeners that the cause is not lost, that our online privacy will someday be ensured. Just give it a decade or two…

Bruce Schneier: There Are Three Big Threats to Cybersecurity—and One Defense

  • Dennis Keohane
  • BetaBoston
  • December 5, 2014

BetaBoston partnered with Silicon Valley Bank, Hack/Reduce, and Terrible Labs on Thursday to host the Cyber Security Symposium. Security experts from Credit Suisse, Threat Stack, Bit9 and others convened for a day-long event, the second niche-focused conference put together by SVB, Atlas Venture’s Cort Johnson and Terrible Labs’ Smith Anderson after the Quantified Self Conference in March.

The event was capped off with a talk by security expert Bruce Schneier, a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, and the chief technology officer at Co3 Systems…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.