Penguin: Bruce Schneier on US Destabilizing Cyber-Space

Stuxnet cyberattack by US a ‘destabilizing and dangerous’ course of action, security expert Bruce Schneier says Schneier calls Stuxnet ‘mistake’ for US, argues world needs to tackle cyber-arms control By Ellen Messmer Network World, June 18, 2012 Revelations by The New York Times that President Barack Obama in his role as commander in chief ordered …

Worth a Look: Liars and Outliers – Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive (Bruce Schneier)

How does society function when you can’t trust everyone? When we think about trust, we naturally think about personal relationships or bank vaults. That’s too narrow. Trust is much broader, and much more important. Nothing in society works without trust. It’s the foundation of communities, commerce, democracy—everything. In this insightful and entertaining book, Schneier weaves …

Eagle: Harvard Berkman (Schneier & Zittrain) on IT, Security, Power

IT, Security, and Power Bruce Schneier & Jonathan Zittrain in conversation April 4, 6:00pm ET Langdell Hall South, 272 Kirkland and Ellis Classroom From Bruce Schneier: What I’ve Been Thinking About I have been thinking about the Internet and power: how the Internet affects power, and how power affects the Internet. Increasingly, those in power …

Berto Jongman: CIA Claims It Lost Dozens of Spies in China and Iran to Failed Google Covert Communications (Robert Steele Comments: BULLSHIT — This is a Cover Story for Not Having Any Spies in Those Countries)

Dozens of US spies killed after Iran and China uncovered CIA messaging service using Google One former official claiming that “our biggest insider threat is our own institution”. The CIA’s communications suffered a catastrophic compromise. It started in Iran. Yahoo News’ reporting on this global communications failure is based on conversations with eleven former U.S. …