02/27/2015

Future Crimes: The Next Generation of Security Threats

17:20 minutes

Finger scans might secure your smartphone today, but could they lead to identity theft in the future? In the new book Future Crimes, author Marc Goodman looks at how criminals are using emergent technology for their own benefit. Goodman leads us through an investigation of the next generation of security threats and how we might protect ourselves. Read an excerpt from the book here.

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Marc Goodman

Marc Goodman is author of Future Crimes (Doubleday, 2015) and founder of the Future Crimes Institute in San Francisco, California.

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