Marc Goodman

Global Security Advisor and Futurist

Focused on the disruptive impact of advancing technologies
on security, business and international affairs.
Interviews
Hackers Inc. - My Interview With The Economist

Hackers Inc. – My Interview With The Economist

Criminal hackers are responsible for by far the largest number of attacks in cyberspace and have become arguably the biggest threat facing companies. Some groups have organised themselves so thoroughly that they resemble mini-multinationals.
My Interview on the Tim Ferriss Show

My Interview on the Tim Ferriss Show

I recently had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Tim Ferriss on his exceptional blog and podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show.
My NPR Interview on Predicting the Future

My NPR Interview on Predicting the Future

Will the predictions of today turn into the reality of tomorrow? Marc Goodman discusses the future of crime. A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds...
My BBC Newshour Interview on the Global Security Implications of 3D Printing

My BBC Newshour Interview on the Global Security Implications of 3D Printing

 My interview with BBC Presenter Jamie Kumarasamy on the global security implications of 3D printing.  The story was carried live on the BBC and re-broadcast globally, including on NPR in the United States.  The audio for the interview is available below.
My Interview on the PBS NewsHour: The Dark Side of Technology

My Interview on the PBS NewsHour: The Dark Side of Technology

Through innovation and technology, California think tank Singularity University aims to push the frontiers of progress. But what happens when high-tech advances end up in the wrong hands? Marc Goodman, a high-level consultant to the U.S. government and Interpol, is the Global Security Advisor at Singularity University and discusses the issue with us.
VentureBeat Interview in the New York Times

VentureBeat Interview in the New York Times

Crimesourcing and Crime as a Service—“Organized crime is exactly that – organized,” said Marc Goodman at this week’s O’Reilly Strata conference, “especially in the field of cyber crime...Technology has allowed cybercriminals to become more like high-growth startups. Datacrime can be scripted and automated and it scales."
Homeland Security-Looking Ahead on Technology Threats

Homeland Security-Looking Ahead on Technology Threats

Matthew Harwood interviews
 Marc Goodman on the 
Future of Security on the 
10th Anniversary of 9-11.
New Scientist Interview

New Scientist Interview

Welcome to the age of the Splinternet Openness is the internet's great strength – and weakness. With powerful forces carving it up, is its golden age coming to an end?
Secret money: ABC virtual currency racket probe

Secret money: ABC virtual currency racket probe

"Bitcoins and other virtual currencies have also been used by criminals to launder money, said Marc Goodman, a former cyber crime law enforcement officer with two decades of experience who now runs his own consultancy, the Future Crimes Institute. "The case of Bitcoin and the malware used to steal them is instructional: you never...
Building A Cutting-Edge Business? Don't Ignore Policy, Law, And Ethics

Building A Cutting-Edge Business? Don’t Ignore Policy, Law, And Ethics

By Ted Greenwald, Contributor Forbes Magazine This article is also available on the Forbes website here. Disruptive businesses transform the economy, as Joseph Schumpeter famously observed, but they also transform society at large. And since commerce requires a buying public, entrepreneurs and businesspeople have a huge stake in the policy questions that arise around emerging...
Radio Interview: Big Picture Science

Radio Interview: Big Picture Science

I was recently interviewed on the Big Picture Science program on the Future of Crime.  The program was entitled “Whodunit, Who’ll Do It?”  and the interview was done by SETI’s Seth Shostak.  Listen to it here.  Also available on iTunes and NPR.
The Google Hack is Not Big News

The Google Hack is Not Big News

Interpol security adviser Marc Goodman says that organized crime groups have created a highly efficient, global, underground economy for stolen data. Goodman sees the opportunity for artificial intelligence-based technologies that scour the net looking for criminal activity. All these data that we are gathering also make it possible to thwart cybercrime, after all.