Show 075: An Interview with Howard Schmidt
By Gary McGraw

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In this episode, Gary and Howard discuss the differences between doing security work in the public and private sectors, the difficulties of establishing cybersecurity in the government (especially when it comes to software security), the government’s involvement in cyberespionage, and how the actions of Anonymous and Wikileaks square with the notion of free speech.



Gary McGraw


About Gary McGraw
Gary McGraw is vice president of security technology at Synopsys. He’s the author of Software Security: Building Security In (Addison-Wesley 2006) and eight other books. McGraw received a BA in philosophy from the University of Virginia and a dual PhD in computer science and cognitive science from Indiana University. Contact him at