The era of ‘computerised catastrophic failure’ is here

We asked cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier what he believes is a ‘grand challenge’ in his field for 2017 and beyond. Watch the animation above to discover his answer.

Can you trust your TV? Recent revelations about the CIA’s ability to snoop on people via their smart televisions could be just the start of a new era where our possessions – our cars, home appliances and more – are vulnerable in unexpected ways.

This animation is part of our ‘Grand Challenges’ series, a guide to the issues that define our age, using the insights of 50 experts working in science, technology and health

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