Rodrigo Bijou is a researcher of information security, threats, security analytics and technology to protect privacy. He has received the title Global Privacy Scholar from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. In addition to the above, he is also a Watson Fellow for the exploration of “Trust in Technology.”
Bijou has worked in the past as a security adviser to financial and technology industries such as Palantir.
When he's not hacking, Rodrigo writes analysis πολιτικής (policy analysis) σε έγκριτα περιοδικά ασφαλείας όπως το IHS Jane's market Review και το Harvard Law Review.
Rodrigo Bijou presented an amazing TED talk entitled: “Governments don't understand cyber warfare. We need hackers.” The original title of the lecture is: “Governments don't understand cyber warfare. We need hackers” and it is on TED. You can watch the video with Greek subtitles below.
The Internet has transformed the first lines of war, leaving behind governments. As security analyst Rodrigo Bijou shows, modern conflict is happening on the internet between non-governmental groups, activists and private businesses, and the digital landscape is proving to be a fertile ground for the recruitment and radicalization of terrorists.
Meanwhile, the dragons programs monitoring are fully exploitable.
Bijou urges governments to stop massive monitoring programs and shut down "backdoors" and makes a bold appeal to individuals to take their seats.
Watch the video