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Video: Bruce Schneier on Cryptography and Government Information Security

  • Information Security
  • April 9, 2010

Author and leading security expert Bruce Schneier digs into the topics of the current state of cryptography and whether or not companies should care about the U.S. government’s release of portions of the CNCI.

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Video: Bruce Schneier on Outsourcing and Awareness Training

  • Information Security
  • October 29, 2009

At 2009’s Information Security Decisions conference, security expert Bruce Schneier sat down to answer some of readers’ security questions, which range from the trustworthiness of outsourced security services to the usefulness of awareness training in securing new technologies.

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Bruce Schneier Reflects on a Decade of Security Trends

Author, blogger, cryptographer and security luminary Bruce Schneier shares his opinions on the trends and technology of the last 10 years in information security.

  • Michael S. Mimoso
  • SearchSecurity
  • January 15, 2008

Share your opinion on the most important trend(s) of the last decade; technology trends, as well as overall strategic/business trends?

Bruce Schneier: The most amazing thing about the last ten years is how little things have changed technologically. Firewalls, IDSs, worms and viruses, spam, denial of service: they’re all still here. Sure, there have been technological advances in both attacks and defences – phishing is relatively new, for example – but for the most part we’re using the same technological defences against the same technological attacks…

Schneier: Microsoft still has work to do

  • Bill Brenner
  • SearchSecurity
  • October 4, 2004

Part 1

Bruce Schneier is founder and chief technology officer of Mountain View, Calif.-based MSSP Counterpane Internet Security Inc. and author of Applied Cryptography, Secrets and Lies and Beyond Fear. He also publishes Crypto-Gram, a free monthly newsletter, and writes op-ed pieces for various publications. Schneier spoke to about the latest threats, Microsoft’s ongoing security struggles and other topics in a two-part interview that took place by e-mail and phone last month. In this installment, he talks about the “hype” of SP2 and explains why it’s “foolish” to use Internet Explorer…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.