Germany’s government has supported widespread, strong, and unregulated encryption. Instead of focusing on regulating encryption itself, Germany has worked to enable its security agencies to conduct targeted remote hacking operations.
The encryption debate in the European Union (EU) continues to evolve, with new drivers, stronger tools, and increasingly higher stakes. The debate among policymakers and experts is maturing, but there is a widening knowledge gap between political elites and the public around encryption.
Chinese encryption policy is shaped by two competing interests—political control and commercial development.
Increasing diversity in the field of countering influence operations is essential to the field’s future. Members of the counter–influence operations community discuss the barriers to greater diversity and recommendations for making progress.
The spread of infectious diseases is a long-term, continually evolving threat, and India needs a full-time governmental body to prevent and mitigate impending biological disasters.
Immigration is critical to U.S. science success. But policies instituted under Donald Trump threaten STEM talent flows from China. The Biden administration should quickly revisit these changes.
In this growing field, few standards exist for researching influence operations. This panel explores one of the thorniest investigative challenges: who is behind an influence operation?
The CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter will testify before Congress about online disinformation. Some members of Congress will demand that social media platforms do more to stop viral falsehoods from damaging democracy and triggering violence.
Join us for a conversation with Maria Ressa, Shireen Mitchell, and Luiza Bandeira, moderated by Alicia Wanless, on the experiences of some of those women leading the charge to understand and counter influence operations. What drew them to the field? What are some of the challenges they face? And how can women be better protected online?
Before the Biden administration finalizes its trade and technology promotion policies, it is useful to look back at the past four years in a U.S.-Japan alliance context with a critical eye and develop an evidence-based evaluation of goals, means, and ends.