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Video: COVID-19 and Surveillance Technology

  • Institute for New Economic Thinking
  • May 29, 2020

As the world prepares to reopen there is a move to develop smartphone apps for digital contact tracing. Some countries such as Israel and China are already using technology to track individual movements. As governments and technology companies are authorized to gather yet more data on individuals there are increased fears of a surveillance society and an inability to roll back invasions of privacy. Join us as technology security expert Bruce Schneier explores the trade-offs between public safety and civil liberties as we bring new technologies to bear in response to the pandemic…

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.

Watch the Video on RSAConference.com

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. We need them in government, at NGOs, teaching at universities, as part of the press, and inside private companies. This is increasingly critical to both public safety and overall social welfare…

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…

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.

Watch the Video on ISOC-NY.org

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.”

Watch the Video on House.gov

Read the Testimony on Schneier.com

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.