How Hacking in the Past Predicts the Future
20

Wednesday, 20 June

6:30 7:30 pm BST

Runway East

Lower Ground, 10 Finsbury Square
London
FREE!
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How Hacking in the Past Predicts the Future

Charles Arthur Photo


freelance journalist and ex-Guardian Technology Editor

20

Wednesday, 20 June

6:30 7:30 pm BST

Runway East

Lower Ground, 10 Finsbury Square
London
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Being hacked is embarrassing: it suggests that we've got a weakness someone else has spotted, as though we've been conned. But hacking is widespread, carried out by a mixture of actors from amateurs to professionals to state-sponsored experts. It's a consequence of our highly connected world and our reliance on computer code - some of it not deserving of our trust.

As the world gets more connected, what will the hacks of the future look like? The lesson from Cyber Wars is that the hacks we see today are already old, first demonstrated 20 years or more ago. So to glimpse the hacks of the future, look at what researchers and academics are demonstrating now. It'll be happening to us soon enough.

Join us to learn how we can forecast computer hacking methods of the future by looking at those from decades ago - and the present day.

About the Speaker

Charles Arthur Photo

freelance journalist and ex-Guardian Technology Editor

Charles Arthur is a freelance journalist, speaker and moderator, who was the Guardian’s Technology Editor from 2005 - 2014, and the science and technology journalist and then science and technology editor at The Independent from 1995 to 2004. Previously he worked at New Scientist and Business magazine. His previous book published in 2012 was Digital Wars: Apple, Google, Microsoft and the battle for the internet, also published by Kogan Page.

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