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People often represent the weakest link in the security chain and are chronically responsible for the failure of security systems.
When the U.S. Government says that security against terrorism is worth curtailing individual civil liberties, it's because the cost of that decision is not borne by those making it.
Did you ever wonder why tweezers were confiscated at security checkpoints, but matches and cigarette lighters — actual combustible materials — were not?... If the tweezers lobby had more power, I'm sure they would have been allowed on board as well.
There are two kinds of cryptography in this world: cryptography that will stop your kid sister from reading your files, and cryptography that will stop major governments from reading your files.
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There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.
William Henry Harrison
January 15, 1963
Bruce Schneier is an American cryptographer, computer security and privacy specialist, and writer. He is the author of several books on general security topics, computer security and cryptography.
Applied Cryptography (1994)
Secrets and Lies (2000)
Liars and Outliers (2012)
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