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7 Top Security Quotes From London Technology Week

Tech events across the city hit on IoT, smart cities, mobility and Legos.

Sara Peters

June 19, 2015

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Although IFSEC International and Interop London were the headline acts, over 100 other tech-related events were scattered throughout the city during London Technology Week this week. 

In a tiny pop-up at the Old Street Underground Station David Caygill of app start-up Savio explained that the "dirty secret" about activity trackers like Fitbits is that people stop using them within six months, "but they keep buying them." In the luxurious Canadian embassy building under a chandelier, evolutionary biologist Mark Bowden showed how certain postures made him appear arrogant by brazenly exposing "kill points" and how with human behavior, as in software development, input is the biggest indicator of output. (Garbage in, garbage out.)

There was also plenty said about security. Here are some of the highlights.

About the Author(s)

Sara Peters

Senior Editor

Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.


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