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Audio: Collective Intelligence Podcast, Bruce Schneier on Public-Interest Tech

  • Flashpoint
  • April 1, 2019

Given the measure by which technology invades every aspect of our lives, the need to have technologists involved in crucial public-interest conversations is growing exponentially.

But that isn’t happening today at any kind of significant scale, and leaders such as Bruce Schneier are trying to change that.

Schneier, a cryptography pioneer, fellow, and lecturer at Harvard’s Kennedy Business School, has taken up the cause of public-interest technology and is trying to bring awareness to the current state of affairs, and how not only security professionals but technologists in all fields can make a difference…

Audio: Collective Intelligence Podcast, Bruce Schneier on Data Collection and Privacy

  • Mike Mimoso
  • Flashpoint
  • April 17, 2018

Flashpoint Editorial Director Mike Mimoso talks to security expert, cryptography pioneer and author Bruce Schneier about the security and privacy implications of rampant data collection by organizations.

This podcast was recorded at RSA Conference 2018.

Mike and Bruce discuss whether market pressure can impose a change on these practices, or if legislation is the inevitable outcome. Bruce also discusses how privacy has changed in recent years and why younger generations have “different defaults” when it comes to sharing personal information…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.