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An Interview With Bruce …

No, not Springsteen, but someone just as important … Bruce Schneier

In my career, there was a time before I read Secrets & Lies … and there was the time after I had read it. It completed changed my focus. In fact, no other author (apart from George Orwell) has had an effect on my thoughts on future world.

Bruce showed me a vision of the most trusted world. He made public key encryption interesting, and I could immediately see how cryptography could be used to rebuild our flawed digital world. I now teach and research cryptography, and I love the subject.

So I thank Bruce from taking me away from network switching and routers, and showed me the beauty of a subject where you learn every single day. And, today, I was so luckily to interview the person who influened me, and so many other people, to get into cryptography:

We’ll here’s the interview:

Watch out for the next one …

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Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. EU Citizen. Auld Reekie native. Old World Breaker. New World Creator.

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