Physical And Computer Security Compared with Bruce Schneier
December 14, 2006
In the ninth episode of The Silver Bullet Podcast, Gary interviews Bruce Schneier. Bruce is the founder and CTO of Counterpane and is regarded as the “uber-guru” of computer security. He has written eight bestselling books, most recently Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World and is the editor of the massively popular Cryptogram mailing list. In this episode, Gary and Bruce discuss the connection between physical security its technological component, the idea of risk management, the intersection of economics and security, and the ideas of “wholesale surveillance” and “security theater.” They also discuss patch Tuesday, hack Wednesday, and Microsoft’s approach to software security.