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Bruce Schneier

Publication date: Dec 14, 2010 03:10 PM

Start: Dec 07, 2009 04:30 PM
End: Dec 07, 2009 06:00 PM

Location: JZ Young Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, described by The Economist as a security ‘guru’.

Biography

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He is the author of eight books -- including the best sellers Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly about Security in an Uncertain World, Secrets and Lies, and Applied Cryptography – as well as hundreds of articles and essays in national and international publications, and many more academic papers.

His influential newsletter Crypto-Gram, and his blog Schneier on Security, are read by more than 250,000 people. He is a frequent guest on television and radio, and is regularly quoted in the press on issues surrounding security and privacy. He has testified before Congress on multiple occasions, and has served on several government technical committees. Schneier is the Chief Security Technology Officer of BT.

This event was co-hosted by UCL Computer Science and UCL SECReT - the new £17m national centre for PhD training in security and crime science at University College London, the first centre of its kind in Europe. The Centre offers the most comprehensive integrated PhD programme for students wishing to pursue multidisciplinary security or crime-related research degrees.