We Have Root: Even More Advice from Schneier on Security

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We Have Root: Even More Advice from Schneier on Security
By Bruce Schneier
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., September 2019.
ISBN: 978-1-119-64301-2

“A collection of popular essays from security guru Bruce Schneier ”


In his latest collection of essays, security expert Bruce Schneier tackles a range of cybersecurity, privacy, and real-world security issues ripped from the headlines. Essays cover the ever-expanding role of technology in national security, war, transportation, the Internet of Things, elections, and more. Throughout, he challenges the status quo with a call for leaders, voters, and consumers to make better security and privacy decisions and investments.


Bruce’s writing has previously appeared in some of the world’s best-known and most-respected publications, including The Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Wired, and many others. And now you can enjoy his essays in one place—at your own speed and convenience.


• Timely security and privacy topics

• The impact of security and privacy on our world

• Perfect for fans of Bruce’s blog and newsletter

• Lower price than his previous essay collections


The essays are written for anyone who cares about the future and implications of security and privacy for society.

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About the Author:

Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by The Economist. He is the author of over one dozen books 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 Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University; a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School; a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, AccessNow, and the Tor Project; an Advisory Board Member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and VerifiedVoting.org; and a special advisor to IBM Security.

Schneier on Security Blog PostWe Have Root: Even More Advice from Schneier on Security, A Book by Bruce Schneier.

Essays the Webmaster Found Particularly Interesting:

  • Surveillance by Algorithm – page 128
  • Metadata = Surveillance – page 132
  • Security vs Surveillance – page 143
  • Take Back the Internet – page 232