World famous whistle-blower and former NSA director William Binney on spying

In light of the 10th annual gathering of IT and security experts at ITWeb Security Summit, former National Security Agency (NSA) director and expert William Bill Binney, is in the country to discuss how individuals, businesses and governments should be fighting the war against cyber-crime.

The keynote speaker spoke with 702’s John Robbie about the cyber-war and surveillance being fought on the South African turf.

The internet has created an exchange of idea and info but also creates one of the greatest spying mechanisms that have ever existed.

The Conference takes place from 26 May until the 28 May 2015 at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg.

Listen to the full conversation on The John Robbie Show:

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