Bruce Schneier

  • NSA critic Bruce Schneier joins security firm Co3 as CTO

    Posted January 6, 2014 - 2:43 pm

    The network security industry's legendary free thinker Bruce Schneier Monday said he's taken a job as CTO at Co3 Systems, but that this in no way will curtail his determination to speak and write candidly on important topics such as the National Security Agency's (NSA) practices.
  • TSA bans security expert from telling Congress about its faults

    Posted March 27, 2012 - 7:11 pm

    The TSA, beset by loud opposition from nearly every faction and interest group that could possibly have an opinion on it, got Congress to cancel an invitation to let security expert Bruce Schneier point out TSA's flaws to the committee responsible for hearing them.
  • Security's hidden tax takes a big cut

    Posted March 15, 2012 - 11:49 am

    'Everything we do or buy costs more because some sort of security is required to deliver it,' writes Bruce Schneier. But even more damaging are the non-monetary costs (less autonomy, reduced freedom, lost privacy) that Schneier believes can lead to social collapse if they grow unchecked.
  • WIN this book: 'Liars and Outliers' by Bruce Schneier

    Posted March 1, 2012 - 12:59 am

    ITworld is giving away 5 copies of 'Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive' to some lucky readers. Enter now for your chance to win!
  • The Security industry all-stars

    Posted November 23, 2011 - 9:00 am

    From Bruce Schneier to Moxie Marlinspike, these folks are the ones to listen to for security insight
  • Bruce Schneier: 'Cyberwar hotlines' needed

    Posted December 3, 2010 - 11:55 am

    Security expert Bruce Schneier has called for governments to establish 'hotlines' between their cyber commands, much like the those betwen nuclear commands, to help them battle against cyber attacks.
  • Schneier: Fight for privacy or kiss it good-bye

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 1:32 pm

    If the public wants online privacy it had better fight now for laws to protect it because businesses won't and individuals don't have the clout, security expert Bruce Schneier told RSA Conference.
  • Bruce Schneier: More on the Broad View of Security

    Posted January 12, 2009 - 12:20 pm

    To bring wider perspectives to bear on security issues, Bruce Schneier, Chief Security Technology Officer at BT, held in 2008 the first Workshop in Security and Human Behavior, with participants from a broad swath of disciplines including economics, psychology and more. In this interview, Schneier discusses his multidisciplinary view of the security field and plans for 2009.
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