Nico Sell, Wickr & Wickr Foundation, on the Code Stage on the last day  of the 2015 Web Summit in the RDS, Dublin. “Laconic and iconic hacker/artist/company founder of messaging app Wickr Nico Sell says every company should hire hackers to try to break their service.” Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile/Web Summit

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