Bruce Schneier

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Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is the New York Times best-selling author of 14 books — including ”Click Here to Kill Everybody”—as well as hundreds of articles, essays and academic papers.

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Campaign 2016

By November, Russian Hackers Could Target Voting Machines

Editor's Note: This essay originally appeared in the Washington Post.

Russia was behind the hacks into the Democratic National Committee’s computer network that led to the release of thousands of internal emails just before the party’s convention began, U.S. intelligence agencies have reportedly concluded.

Encryption

Back Doors Won't Solve Comey's Going Dark Problem

At the Aspen Security Forum last week, FBI Director James Comey (and others) explicitly talked about the "going dark" problem, describing the specific scenario they are concerned about. Maybe others have heard the scenario before, but it was a first for me. It's centers around ISIL operatives abroad and ISIL-inspired terrorists here in the US.