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Bruce Schneier on IT Insecurity

There are no easy solutions to today's security challenges, and companies often approach them in the wrong way, says Bruce Schneier.

  • Edward Cone
  • CIO Insight
  • December 16, 2008

Talking with security expert Bruce Schneier does not always leave a person feeling more secure. That’s because Schneier doesn’t sell easy solutions. Instead, he challenges businesses, governments and individuals to examine their assumptions about risk, to eschew simplistic answers and to accept the fact that no system is—or can be—perfectly secure.

Now the chief security technology officer of BT, Schneier worked at the Department of Defense and Bell Labs before founding Counterpane Internet Security, which was acquired by BT. He has a master’s degree in computer science and a B. A. in physics…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.