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Neowin Interview : Bruce Schneier

  • Neowin
  • August 30, 2004

Described by The Economist as a “security guru”, Bruce Schneier is a well known security analyst who has gained notoriety from his popular security mailing list, Cryptogram, and his 3 books on various security subjects. Bruce was kind enough to take the time to have a chat with Neowin, and talk about himself, security, Microsoft, and much more.

Bruce, thanks for taking the time to talk to Neowin; could you start by giving us a brief history of yourself, what you’ve done, and what you’re doing at the moment?

My security career seems to have been a continuing process of becoming more generalized. First cryptography, then computer security, and now general security. You can see the progression in my books. Applied Cryptography was my attempt to explain cryptography to programmers. Secrets and Lies was my attempt to explain computer security to IT people. And my latest book, Beyond Fear, explains security and security technology to anyone interested; in today’s world, that should be everyone…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.