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Talking security with Bruce Almighty

  • Sam Varghese
  • ITWire
  • February 1, 2008

When the good folk at Linux Australia sat down with the organisers of the Australian national Linux conference and decided that Bruce Schneier would be the keynote speaker on the opening day of the main conference, they couldn’t have made a more correct decision.

Schneier is a man whose security credentials are impeccable, who’s probably the world’s top security technologist. At the same time, he can talk about security concepts to a teenager – and the kid will understand exactly what he’s saying.

When you realise that this same man is an inventor of the Blowfish, Twofish and Yarrow algorithms, then you begin to understand what the word intellectual means…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.