The Boston Global Forum is very pleased to have received a message from German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanking the BGF for naming her a “World Leader for Peace, Security and Development’’. Gov.  Michael Dukakis, BGF’s chairman, in announcing the award,  said that Chancellor Merkel has “worked tirelessly toward these goals, not only in Germany, but in the European Union and adjoining regions. “Now in her 10th year as chancellor, she has a legacy few post-war European leaders...

(December 13, 2015) – Mr. Bruce Schneier, fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, and the Chief Technology Officer at Resilient Systems,  was honored as the Business leader in the Cybersecurity  “for dedicating his career to the betterment of technology, security, privacy and Internet” in the Boston Global Forum’s Global Cybersecurity Day event which was held on December 12 at Harvard Faculty Club in Cambridge. Bruce Schneier is an...

(Tokyo, December 12, 2015) -  Prime Minister Shinzo Abe extended his appreciation for being chosen as the recipient of Boston Global Forum's World Leader in Cybersecurity Award, and expressed his commitment to take all efforts to reinforce the cybersecurity both in Japan and abroad.  The messages was sent to Boston Global Forum's Global Cybersecurity Day First event which was held in  the America-Japan Society,  Tokyo at 12:00 noon local time on December 12, 2015 ( at 10:00 PM December...

Practitioner in Cybersecurity Award Loeb House, Harvard University, December 12, 2015 Mikko Hypponen has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific America and he appears frequently on international TV. He has lectured at the universities of Stanford, Oxford and Cambridge and he has delivered the most watched computer security talk on the internet. Mr. Hypponen has been the subject of hundreds of interviews in global media, including a 9-page profile in...

Business Leader in Cybersecurity Award Loeb House, Harvard University, December 12, 2015 Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by The Economist. He is the author of 12 books — including the New York Times best-seller “Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World” — as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter “Crypto-Gram” and blog...

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