About the Event:
In this address, Bruce examined the future of cyber war and cyber security. Mr. Schneier explored the current debate on the threat of cyber war, asking whether or not the threat had been over-stated. He then explored the range of attacks that have taken place, including the Latvian DOS attack and the Stuxnet worm. The address concluded with an exploration of the future of international treaties on cyber war.
About the Speaker:
Bruce Schneier is Chief Security Technology Officer of BT, an internationally renowned security technologist and author. Described by The Economist as a "security guru," he is best known as a candid and lucid security critic and commentator. His bestselling books include Applied Cryptography, Secrets and Lies, Beyond Fear and Schneier on Security.