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Audio: Bruce Schneier on Thinking Like Hackers, AI and Rebuilding US Democracy

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  • July 20, 2023

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Security technologist and author Bruce Schneier talks about his latest book, “A Hacker’s Mind,” the potential problems from rapid advancements in artificial intelligence and how to rethink the democratic process. CyberScoop’s Elias Groll talks about the hack that has Microsoft in hot water.

Episode Notes

Thinking like a hacker means finding creative solutions to big problems, discovering flaws in order to make improvements and often subverting conventional thinking. Bruce Schneier, a cryptographer, security professional and author, talks about the benefits for society when people apply that kind of logic to issues other than computers. In an interview with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Mike Farrell, he talks about the need to hack Democracy to rebuild it, how to get ahead of the potential peril from AI and the future of technology – both the good and bad. Elias Groll joins the show to discuss the story of a Chinese hack and why it has put Microsoft under a microscope in Washington…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.