Bruce Schneier

AI

AI Has Made Video Surveillance Automated and Terrifying

AI can flag people based on their clothing or behavior, identify people's emotions, and find people who are acting "unusual."
Bruce Schneier
6.13.19
Opinion

The Most Damaging Election Disinformation Campaign Came From Donald Trump, Not Russia

The Kremlin has been focused on undermining trust in American democracy and elections, but Donald Trump and the Republicans have done it better than Russia ever could.
Henry Farrell
Bruce Schneier
11.19.18
The Weakest Link

Patching Is Failing as a Security Paradigm

Many of the most damaging hacks in recent history were only possible because someone failed to update software.
Bruce Schneier
11.16.18
Reviews

‘Twitter and Tear Gas’ Looks at How Protest Is Fueled and Crushed by the Internet

The new book from Zeynep Tufekci looks at how the web has helped demonstrations take off around the globe, but also made them harder to sustain.
Bruce Schneier
7.6.17
Internet

We Need to Save the Internet from the Internet of Things

Long term, we need to build an internet that is resilient against IoT-based attacks. But that's a long time coming.
Bruce Schneier
10.6.16
Hacking

The Internet of Things Will Turn Large-Scale Hacks into Real World Disasters

The rise of the Internet of Things threatens to make it much easier to cause real-life damage through cyberattacks.
Bruce Schneier
7.25.16
Opinion

The Internet of Things That Talk About You Behind Your Back

Your computerized things are talking about you behind your back, and for the most part you can’t stop them—or even learn what they’re saying.
Bruce Schneier
1.8.16
Sony

The Rise of Political Doxing

We're going to see more politically-motivated doxing in the future, against both people and institutions.
Bruce Schneier
10.28.15
Opinion

Stealing Fingerprints

For the rest of their lives, 5.6 million US government employees need to remember that someone, somewhere, has their fingerprints.
Bruce Schneier
9.29.15
Power

We Give Up Our Data Too Cheaply

​Our data has enormous value when we put it all together.
Bruce Schneier
3.2.15
motherboard show

Cyberweapons Have No Allegiance

If infrastructure is insecure, it’s insecure for everyone.
Bruce Schneier
2.25.15
Opinion

The Best Thing We Can Do About the Sony Hack Is Calm Down

The Sony rhetoric has become dangerously overblown, writes Bruce Schneier.
Bruce Schneier
12.19.14