Empathy and diversity.

/Empathy and diversity.

Facebook CSO Alex Stamos’s Black Hat 2017 keynote speech, wherein he talks about INFOSEC’s need to “grow up” and embrace adult values of empathy and diversity, as well as to focus on the harm caused by security exploits, as opposed to their technical complexity.

There’s quite a lot of things going on in this, not the least of which is Facebook’s obvious unease with its role in the corrosion of modern Western democracies. It’s also worth noting that The Google Thing came out not too long after Stamos’s address, and while I wouldn’t assume it was the only trigger, it’s hard to see them as not related…

2017-08-07T08:05:54+00:004th December, 2017|Tags: culture, infosec, tech, video|