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Keren Elazari:
Hackers: the Internet's immune system

TED2014 · 16:39 · Filmed Mar 2014
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Keren Elazari: Hackers: the Internet's immune system
16:39 · Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 · Subtitles available in 18 languages

The beauty of hackers, says cybersecurity expert Keren Elazari, is that they force us to evolve and improve. Yes, some hackers are bad guys, but many are working to fight government corruption and advocate for our rights. By exposing vulnerabilities, they push the Internet to become stronger and healthier, wielding their power to create a better world.

Cybersecurity expert
Keren Elazari charts the transformation of hackers from cyberpunk protagonists to powerful hacktivists, lone rangers and digital robin hoods who are the unsung heroes of the digital frontier. Full bio
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