In Sneakers, undeniably one of the greatest hacker movies of all time, Ben Kingsley’s villain character ‘Cosmo’ says to Robert Redford’s character ‘Martin Bishop’ the following lie, which today has some very deep implications:
“There's a war out there, old friend. A world war. And it's not about who's got the most bullets. It's about who controls the information: what we see and hear, how we work, what we think - it's all about the information…”
In this episode of the InSecurity Podcast, host Matt Stephenson is joined by special guest Elinor Mills, SVP of Content and Media Strategy at the Bateman Group and formerly a renowned tech and security journalist, to discuss some of the implications of today’s widespread information war.
With quality time spent reporting on technology for Associated Press, IDG News, The Industry Standard, Reuters and CNET, Elinor has been through the digital wars practically since the beginning.
When you pre-date the consumer internet, odds are you know where some of the bodies are buried. In this podcast, Elinor points us to a few