Bruce Schneier

The security mirage

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The feeling of security and the reality of security don't always match, says computer-security expert Bruce Schneier. In his talk, he explains why we spend billions addressing news story risks, like the "security theater" now playing at your local airport, while neglecting more probable risks — and how we can break this pattern.

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Bruce Schneier · Security expert

Bruce Schneier thinks hard about security — as a computer security guru, and as a philosopher of the larger notion of making a safer world.

Bruce Schneier thinks hard about security — as a computer security guru, and as a philosopher of the larger notion of making a safer world.