Chief Technology Officer, IBM Resilient; and Special Advisor, IBM Security
Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is the author of 14 books – including the New York Times best-seller “Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World” – as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter “Crypto-Gram” and his blog “Schneier on Security” are read by over 250,000 people. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, a fellow at the Belfer Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He is also a special advisor to IBM Security.
Where in the world is Bruce?
- May 29 - 30 - Oslo, Norway
IT Security and the Normalization of Deviance
"Normalization of deviance" is a gradual process that leads to insecurity. Recognizing the problem is the first step towards solving it.
Security vs. Business Flexibility
This article demonstrates that security is less important than functionality. "When asked about their preference if they needed to choose between IT security and business flexibility, 71 percent of respondents said that security should be equally or more important than business flexibility."
The Next Ransomware Attack Will Be Worse than WannaCry
"The lessons for users are obvious: Keep your system patches up to date and regularly backup your data. This isn’t just good advice to defend against ransomware, but good advice in general. But it’s becoming obsolete...Everything is becoming a computer."
Schneier Brings Campaign for IoT Regulation to RSA
"Schneier, CTO of IBM Resilient, stressed in a talk here at the RSA Conference that the need has become more pressing in the wake of Mirai; the threats associated with IoT insecurity are more palpable than ever."