Psychopaths and Security – an early commentary

A short clarification of definitions The dilemma of protecting our “social systems” against what Bruce Schneier refers to as “these sorts of people” is not a new one.  Let’s first get a couple of things straight; there is such a thing as psychopathy, and sociopathy. Wikipedia has this to say on the definition: “Psychopathy ( /sa??k?p??i/[1][2]) was, …

SHB 2010? Seriously Hard Bullshit, probably…

All right, so that was harsh. But ladies and gentlemen, I invite you to take a look at Bruce Schneier’s latest post; it’s here. An extract: “Third SHB Workshop I’m at SHB 2010, the Third Interdisciplinary Workshop on Security and Human Behavior, at Cambridge University. This is a two-day gathering of computer security researchers, psychologists, …