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Bruce Schneier, *guest presenter via video conference*

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a "security guru" by The Economist. He is the author of 12 books -- including Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust Society Needs to Thrive -- as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter "Crypto-Gram" and his blog "Schneier on Security" are read by over 250,000 people. He has testified before Congress, is a frequent guest on television and radio, has served on several government committees, and is regularly quoted in the press. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, a program fellow at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute, a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an Advisory Board Member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and the Chief Technology Officer at Co3 Systems, Inc.

AusCERT2015 delegates receive a FREE copy of Schneier's latest book!

Presentation Title
Internet Attack and Response: Lessons from Sony

Government policies regarding cybersecurity and cyberattacks are complicated, and the attacks on Sony last December illustrate this.

The inability to attribute attacks, or even to tell the difference between a couple of lone hackers and a government with a $10 billion military budget, means it's impossible to know how to respond. Do the FBI's rules apply, or the DoDs? And if the US government decides to respond, how does it convince the public that the action is justified if the attribution evidence comes from secret NSA surveillance programs? New organizations like the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center might help, or might just add another layer of bureaucracy. The lines have blurred between cyberespionage and cyberattack, and between civilian and military. In an age where Anonymous can credibly threaten both NATO and ISIS, and the NSA can attack Belgacom, everything we know about incident response is being shaken up.


Program Details
Thursday, 4 June 2015
Time: 09.55-10.35

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