Astro Teller, on Google Glass:
I'm amazed by how sensitively people responded to some of the privacy issues. When someone walks into a bar wearing Glass ... there are video cameras all over that bar recording everything.
While CISA won't prevent attacks, it will cause mass surveillance. CISA isn't about prevention, it's about gathering information after the fact while prosecuting a crime.
Every time you slip that phone into your pocket, you're making a deal with the carrier: you get to use it, but the company gets your data. All of your data: where you are, where you travel, where you shop, who you're with, where you sleep -- even who you sleep with.
In a sense, we are all under surveillance, all the time -- our whereabouts, activities, and transactions reduced to metadata and available to anyone who can break the code -- and we have brought it upon ourselves.
Cyber competence isn't just a set of technical skills; it's a state of mind. Be wary of writing code you wouldn't want thrown back against your own networks.
Our technological dominance is no longer assured. Quite frankly, we're at the ragged edge of what is manageable.