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Pluralistic: Bruce Schneier’s A Hacker’s Mind (06 Feb 2023)

  • Cory Doctorow
  • Pluralistic
  • February 6, 2023

A Hacker’s Mind is security expert Bruce Schneier’s latest book, released today. For long-time readers of Schneier, the subject matter will be familiar, but this iteration of Schneier’s core security literacy curriculum has an important new gloss: power.

Schneier started out as a cryptographer, author of 1994’s Applied Cryptography, one of the standard texts on the subject. He created and co-created several important ciphers, and started two successful security startups that were sold onto larger firms. Many readers outside of cryptography circles became familiar with Schneier through his contribution to Neal Stephenson’s …

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.