Renowned Security Technologist Bruce Schneier

A Truly Private Life: Bruce Schneier on Privacy

Bruce Schneier is a self-proclaimed short-term pessimist and long-term optimist. He suspects that in future generations—similar to how we now judge the actions of the early industrialists of the early 1900s and their apparent lack of environmental concerns—we will look back onto the early information age and judge it just as harshly.

Schneier, a renowned security technologist and author of Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World (along with twelve other books on digital security and privacy), visited the School of Engineering to discuss his latest book and the security—or lack thereof—of our digital information and what steps should be taken to curb this constant breach of privacy.

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