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Misha Glenny:
Hire the hackers!

TEDGlobal 2011 · 18:39 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Misha Glenny: Hire the hackers!
18:39 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 35 languages

Despite multibillion-dollar investments in cybersecurity, one of its root problems has been largely ignored: who are the people who write malicious code? Underworld investigator Misha Glenny profiles several convicted coders from around the world and reaches a startling conclusion.

Underworld investigator
Journalist Misha Glenny leaves no stone unturned (and no failed state unexamined) in his excavation of criminal globalization. Full bio
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