Security + Privacy

Cybersecurity and Trust: Lessons From the Masters

The security challenge has become more urgent during the pandemic, and vigilant companies are adopting new approaches in response. Trust is key.

‘Reimagine Security’, Experts Urge, As Military Emissions and Budgets Grow in Tandem

“If we were further down the path to decarbonization, this war would never have happened,” says a top U.S. military expert.

How Technology Makes War More Terrifying

Russia's Ukraine invasion is the first major physical war between developed countries in the connected age. As the tragedy continues to unfold, we're likely to see it manifest in the digital systems that surround us. 

Somebody’s Watching Me

There is a widespread belief that our “smart” devices are listening to everything we say. To most people this is the only plausible explanation for why we are served up content that is uncannily connected...

The New EU Presidency: Une Certaine Idée de l’Europe

A highly-eventful French EU Presidency has begun, with major implications for Euro-centrism, digital regulation, industrial policy, and migration. President Macron will push strong policies and continue to fight Omicron, even as he keeps his eye...

The Biden Administration Embraces “Democracy Affirming Technologies”

President Biden has called the defense of democracy “the defining challenge of our time.” With authoritarian governments doubling down on AI-enabled techniques for mass surveillance and social control, putting out the call to citizen coders...

How the New Approach to Cybersecurity Can Create Trust

Watch the recap of our session with a top cybersecurity practitioner, a chief trust officer, and a leader of the new era of security automation discuss practical approaches to automation in light of cybersecurity threats.

Tech is Not at a Crossroads–the Only Path is Towards Privacy

Trust, transparency, and ethics must become the foundation of our business ecosystem, writes this tech leader. But up until now, most companies have done little to protect customer privacy when revenue weighs in the balance.

The New Mood Ring

The “affect recognition” market could be worth $56 billion by 2024. But humans misread human emotion, why should computers fare better?

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