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"We Focus on Defending Against Tactics Rather than Threat"

  • Pragati Verma
  • The Financial Express
  • March 2, 2009

Security guru Bruce Schneier is best known as the developer of the Blowfish and Twofish encryption algorithms and author of books that examine security and society. He is the chief security technology officer of BT Group and a founder and the chief technical officer of BT Counterpane. Described by The Economist as a “security guru,” Bruce has authored a series of books on security and related technologies. His first bestseller, Applied Cryptography explained how the arcane science of secret codes works, and was described by Wired as “the book the National Security Agency wanted never to be published.” His latest book, Beyond Fear, tackles the problems of security from the small to the large: personal safety, crime, corporate security, national security. Bruce shares his views on security issues and threats right from IT security, internet security to physical security in a free-wheeling conversation with Pragati Verma. Excerpts:…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.