Category : Schneier on Security

Security / Schneier on Security - 3 days ago

Story of Gus Weiss

Story of Gus Weiss This is a long and fascinating article about Gus Weiss, who masterminded a long campaign to feed technical disinformation to the Soviet Union, which may or may not have caused a massive pipeline explosion...

Security / Schneier on Security - 4 days ago

On Cyber Warranties

On Cyber Warranties Interesting article discussing cyber-warranties, and whether they are an effective way to transfer risk (as envisioned by Ackerlof's "market for lemons") or a marketing trick. The conclusion: Warranties...

Security / Schneier on Security - 6 days ago

Internet Voting in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is considered allowing for Internet voting. I have joined a group of security experts in a letter opposing the bill. Cybersecurity experts agree that under current technology, no practically proven method exist...

Security / Schneier on Security - 1 week ago

Work-from-Home Security Advice

Work-from-Home Security Advice SANS has made freely available its "Work-from-Home Awareness Kit." When I think about how COVID-19's security measures are affecting organizational networks, I see several interrelated problem...

Security / Schneier on Security - 2 weeks ago

The EARN-IT Act

The EARN-IT Act Prepare for another attack on encryption in the U.S. The EARN-IT Act purports to be about protecting children from predation, but it's really about forcing the tech companies to break their encryption schemes...