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Bruce Schneier awarded honorary degree from Westminster University

Security guru's acheivements get recognition

Security technology expert Bruce Schneier has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Westminster.

The Doctor of Science award from the university's School of Electronics and Computer Science was given in recognition for Schneier's 'hard work and contribution to industry and public life'.

Founder and CTO of BT Managed Security Solutions, formerly Counterpane Internet Security, Schneier is known in the industry as a 'security guru'. He has written a number of books on the subject, including 'Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly about Security in an Uncertain World' and 'Cryptography Engineering'.

He also publishes a free monthly newsletter, Crypto-Gram that discusses and debates security issues.

Schneier already holds a Master's degree in computer science from the American University in Washington DC and a BS degree in physics from the University of Rochester.


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