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5G and Security: There is More to Worry about than Huawei

Given much of the recent coverage surrounding security and the fifth generation (5G) of cellular networks, you would be forgiven for assuming that security concerns are largely limited to China in general and Huawei in particular.

This is not the case.

Geopolitics and the 5G Supply Chain

Geopolitical tensions are at the center of the supply chain for next generation mobile technology. From manufacturing to regulation, nations and regions are attempting to position themselves as leaders in each element of the chain. And overarching security concerns make policy options much harder. How does the United States fit into this highly complex puzzle? Where do things stand in the race to 5G, and what can America do to shape the final outcome?
 

Big Tech in 2020

In a world of foreign election interference, privacy scandals, disinformation, and dark ads, the vector for these societal ills -- namely, social media -- has become a key issue for the 2020 Presidential Election. How have the presidential contenders addressed these issues, if at all? The Wilson Center cuts through the noise and unpacks what technology policy -- and by extension, our elections, political discourse, and daily lives -- might look like under each candidate.

Brazil's General Data Protection Act

A State of Un-Peace: the EU’s Response to Asymmetric Threats

In this conversation between the Honorable Jane Harman, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, and Sir Julian King, European Commissioner for the Security Union, the Commissioner addressed the EU response to increased acts of terrorism, extremist violence, cyber malign activity, and hybrid threats. President Harman and Commissioner King discussed what response is needed to address these new challenges, and the importance of transatlantic cooperation in deterrence and conflict prevention.

Decoding the Disinformation Problem

While the current conversation about information operations – including disinformation – is largely focused on the 2016 and upcoming 2020 US federal elections, this challenge is an age-old issue.

Defense One Tech Summit 2019: The Role of Technology in Great State Competition

Today's national security leaders, industry and allies face a growing power competition between the United States, China and Russia where breakthrough technology will be more critical than ever. On June 27, 2019, leaders in government, military, industry and academia gathered at the 4th Annual Defense One Tech Summit to discuss emerging technologies and their likely impact on national security tactics and strategy. 

Defense One Tech Summit 2019

As power dynamics between the United States, China and Russia grow increasingly competitive, breakthrough technology becomes critical. On June 27, 2019, leaders in government, military, industry and academia came together at the 4th Annual Defense One Tech Summit to discuss emerging technologies, their impact on national security tactics and strategy, and the capabilities and possibilities for tomorrow. 

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