The security mirage: Bruce Schneier on TED.com

The feeling of security and the reality of security don’t always match, says computer-security expert Bruce Schneier. He explains why we spend billions addressing news story risks, like the “security theater” now playing at your local airport, while neglecting more probable risks — and how we can break this pattern. (Recorded at TEDxPSU, October 2010 at Penn State University in University Park, PA. Duration: 21:05)

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