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Video: Hacking Society

  • RSA Conference 2020
  • February 27, 2020

A computer security mindset is essential to understanding the security of complex technological systems. As we move into a world where all social, economic and political systems are to some extent technological, we need to extend this way of thinking. Come learn how to hack—and then defend—society’s core systems: elections, the market economy, lawmaking, tax policy, journalism and more.

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Video: Spotlight on Cloud: Public Interest Technology with Bruce Schneier

  • O'Reilly
  • December 5, 2019

Information security, IoT safety, data privacy, algorithmic security and fairness, AI, biotech, the future of work—information technology is now a public policy issue. But while an understanding of the technology involved is fundamental to crafting good policy, there’s little involvement of technologists in policy discussions.

This isn’t sustainable. We need public interest technologists: people from our fields helping craft policy and providing security to agencies and groups working in the broader public interest.

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Video: Why Technologists Need to Get Involved in Public Policy?

  • World's Top 50 Innovators 2019
  • October 10, 2019

Bruce Schneier gave a Codex Talk at the World's Top 50 Innovators 2019, at the Royal Society in London.

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Video: Keynote at The Digital Society Conference 2018

  • The Digital Society Conference
  • December 10, 2018

Recording of the Keynote by Bruce Schneier (CTO, IBM Resilient and Special Advisor, IBM Security) at “The Digital Society Conference 2018: Empowering Ecosystems," which took place on December 10, 2018 at ESMT Berlin.

The Digital Society Conference 2018 - Empowering Ecosystems covered new developments in security and privacy, digital politics, and industrial strategies. A particular focus of the conference was the reality of the rise of AI - its societal implications, how to understand and harness the battle for AI dominance. We further took a closer look at platforms - their role, their power, how to build them and how and when to control them.

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Video: Book Talk at Google

  • Talks at Google
  • October 3, 2018

Computer security professional, privacy specialist and writer Bruce Schneier discusses Click Here to Kill Everybody, his latest book exploring the risks and security implications of our new, hyper-connected era.

Bruce lays out common-sense policies that will allow us to enjoy the benefits of this omnipotent age without falling prey to the consequences of its insecurity.

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Video: Keynote at CyCon 2018

  • CyCon 2018
  • June 20, 2018

The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) organised its 10th International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CyCon 2018) in Tallinn, on the theme of maximising effects in the cyber domain.

Keynote by Mr. Bruce Schneier, entitled "Security and Privacy in a Hyper-connected World."

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Video: Cyberattacks & Information Terrorism: The Next World War?

  • Boston Museum of Science
  • May 14, 2018

Bruce Schneier spoke at the Museum of Science, Boston, along with Amanda Hess and Peter W. Singer.

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Video: Securing Our Hyperconnected World

  • Columbia University
  • February 8, 2018

Bruce Schneier spoke at Columbia University as part of the School of International and Public Affairs Tech & Society Speaker Series.

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Video: Testimony on “Securing Consumers’ Credit Data in the Age of Digital Commerce”

  • U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee Hearing
  • November 1, 2017

Bruce Schneier testifed before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection on "Securing Consumers' Credit Data in the Age of Digital Commerce."

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Read the Testimony on Schneier.com

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Privacy in a Digital Age - Carnegie UK Trust Seminar on Future of Public Libraries

  • Carnegie Council
  • May 10, 2017

JOEL ROSENTHAL: I want to begin by welcoming our colleagues from the Carnegie UK Trust. This event is part of a study tour organized by the Trust inquiring into the future of public libraries, and as a subset of that question, the issue of privacy in the digital age. We began the discussion yesterday at the offices of the Carnegie Corporation and at the New York Public Library, and we're delighted for the opportunity to expand it in a broader discussion with all of you today.

One of the advantages of being a Carnegie organization is that we benefit from the ideas, inspirations, and good works of our sister institutions.

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Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.