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A Silver Lining in a Gloomy Outlook

  • Zam Karim
  • The Star
  • June 5, 2008

We recently sat down with security guru Bruce Schneier to talk about Internet security and, boy, did we get more than what we bargained for.

WITH the advance of new and better cybersecurity technologies, you’d expect the Internet to be a lot safer place for average users.

However, the world-renowned security expert Bruce Schneier paints an entirely different picture—in fact, a pretty gloomy one where no matter what you do to beef up security, it will not be enough. And in the future, things will even get a lot worse.

People tend to think that just because it’s technology, there is some magical solution to solve all the security concerns, Schneier said…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.