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20 Top Security Influencers
With so much going on in the enterprise security space, it can be hard to keep up with the flow of information and to know where to turn for actionable advice. This list of security experts, selected by eSecurityPlanet, is a good place to start.
All are active bloggers and even more active as Twitter users. These thought leaders have a variety of backgrounds, numerous years of experience and unique viewpoints. The list contains founders, CEOs, CTOs and more. Companies these individuals are, or have been, associated with include Kaspersky Labs, BT, WhiteHat Security, Juniper Networks and Cisco…
What Bruce Schneier Learned from the Sony Breach
After spending a lot of time thinking about the massive breach of Sony, security luminary Bruce Schneier came to a scary – but not really surprising – conclusion.
“The lesson is that we are all vulnerable. North Korea could have done it to anyone,” said Scheier during a packed session at the RSA conference in San Francisco.
While the IT security industry knows how to deal with high volume, low-focus attacks, Schneier said, security professionals have trouble handling highly skilled and focused attackers, commonly referred to as advanced persistent threats (APTs)…
Security Tips from Bruce Schneier
Bruce Schneier knows a thing or two about security. The author of multiple books on cryptography, Schneier is widely considered to be an expert on the subject of encryption as well as the broader topic of information security. So we jumped at the opportunity to sit down with him for an in-depth interview at the Black Hat 2012 conference in late July. Here are some of the highlights of what he had to say.
The State of Encryption: “Not that great, and getting worse”
Asked to share his view of the state of encryption in this new age of cloud computing, Schneier says: “It’s not that great, and it’s getting worse.”…
Can Morality Improve Security?
This year, more than $22 billion in enterprise security products and services is expected to be sold worldwide. But according to Bruce Schneier, well-known cryptology expert and security luminary, technology alone isn’t the answer to better security.
In an in-depth interview with eSecurity Planet at the Black Hat 2012 conference in Las Vegas last week, Schneier argued that looking at security solely from a technology perspective is to take a too narrow view of the problem.
“If you look at broader society, there is a lot of security that happens at a much more personal level,” Schneier said…
Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.