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July 26, 2017

Pushback: Why the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance Should Keep Chinese Investors at Bay

By John Hemmings
There has been a dramatic shift of investment into the West, which may have a deep impact on U.S. security and the country’s future way of life. According to a report recently published by the Henry Jackson Society, China is …

Posted in China, News Coverage, Opinion Editorial, Technology
October 3, 2016

Event: ‘Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization’

TIME: Monday 3rd October 2016, 17:00-18:00
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Branko Milanovic, Senior Scholar, Luxembourg Income Study Center; Visiting Presidential Professor, Graduate Center, City University of New York
For a summary of this event click here
What dynamics drive …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event, Global, Technology, Upcoming Events
August 9, 2016

As the Chinese ambassador questions the delay, would cancelling Hinkley severely damage UK-China economic ties?

Originally published in City A.M.
The UK-China relationship will be hurt by the decision to delay and potentially halt Hinkley Point. The “Golden Era” of bilateral relations will suffer a setback, as China will perceive this decision as a loss of …

Posted in China, Economy, Energy Security, Opinion Editorial, Technology, United Kingdom
May 25, 2016

Putin’s Cyberwarfare: Russia’s Statecraft in the Fifth Domain

LONDON – 24th May 2016 
A report published today by The Henry Jackson Society reveals the increasing threat to the West from Russia of cyber-attacks.
The paper, entitled “Putin’s Cyberwarfare: Russia’s Statecraft in the Fifth Domain”, highlights that, over recent years, hackers …

Posted in Defence, Press Release, Publication, RSC Report, Russia, Spotlight, Technology
May 6, 2016

Space Exploration – Russian Style

Here a failure at the launch of a carrier rocket, there a satellite lost in orbit… What has happened to Russia’s space industry?
The chief spokesman on space is Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who has a degree in journalism from …

Posted in RFE/RL Translations, RSC Spotlight, Russia, Russia Studies Centre, Technology
April 12, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking’

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Posted in Event Transcript, Technology
March 3, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The Future of the Professions: How Technology will Transform the Work of Human Experts’

by Leonard Behrens
On the 3rd of March, Richard Susskind and his son Daniel Susskind gave a talk about their recent publication, titled The Future of the Professions: How Technology will transform the Work of Human Experts. The event was chaired by …

Posted in Event Summaries, Spotlight, Technology
January 21, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘The Changing Energy Landscape in the Eastern Mediterranean’

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Posted in Economy, Energy Security, Event Transcript, Technology
December 17, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Rethinking Cybersecurity: Threats and Challenges in 2016’

On the 16th December, Chloe Smith MP hosted The Henry Jackson Society’s event, ‘Rethinking Cybersecurity: Threats and Challenges in 2016’ featuring Mark Brown, the Executive Director of Cyber Security and Resilience at Ernst & Young LLP, Daniel Selman, Cyber Industry …

Posted in Event Summaries, Intel & Cyber Security, Spotlight, Technology, Terrorism & Security
December 16, 2015

Audio: Rethinking Cybersecurity: Threats and Challenges in 2016

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Posted in Event Audio, Global, Intel & Cyber Security, Technology, Terrorism & Security

Rethinking Cybersecurity: Threats and Challenges in 2016

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Wednesday 16th December 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 17, House of Commons, Westminster, London
SPEAKERS:
Mark Brown,  Executive Director – Cyber Security & Resilience, Ernst & Young LLP
Daniel Selman, Cyber Industry Deputy Head, Ministry Of Defence
Dr Lydia Kostopoulos, Assistant Professor, Institute of …

Posted in Defence, Event, Intel & Cyber Security, Technology, Terrorism & Security, Upcoming Events
December 15, 2015

Event Summary: Defusing Global Nuclear Threats: The Iran Deal and its Aftermath

On the 14th December, The Henry Jackson Society hosted “Defusing Global Nuclear Threats: The Iran Deal and its Aftermath” featuring Thomas Countryman, Assistant Secretary for International Security and Non-proliferation at the US Department of State.
Mr. Countryman began the event by …

Posted in Defence, Event Summaries, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Religious Fundamentalism, Technology, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, United States
November 13, 2015

Event Summary: ‘What the war in Ukraine tells us about the propaganda battles of the 21st Century.’

On 12th November, The Henry Jackson Society hosted ‘What the war in Ukraine tells us about the propaganda battles of the 21st Century’, featuring Ukraine commentators Peter Pomerantsev and Marina Pesenti.
Pomerantsev opened by noting the complexities of hybrid warfare, saying …

Posted in Event Summaries, Russia, Technology, Ukraine
November 12, 2015

What the war in Ukraine tells us about the propaganda battles of the 21st Century

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Thursday 12th November 2015
VENUE: Floor 26, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKERS: 
Peter Pomerantsev
Marina Pesenti
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org
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The information age has fast become the disinformation age. In the 20th century, the battle was against censorship and for …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event, Media, Russia, Technology, Ukraine, Upcoming Events
November 11, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Phishing for Phools: the Economics of Manipulation and Deception’

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Posted in Economy, Event Transcript, Technology
October 8, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Cybersecurity’: The ultimate misnomer?

In a digital age, the question on the minds of most people is how to maintain the security and privacy of their personal data online.  As such, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to welcome an expert on cyber-security to …

Posted in Defence, Event Summaries, Media, Spotlight, Technology, Terrorism & Security

‘Cybersecurity’: The ultimate misnomer?

TIME: 12:00-13:00, Thursday 8th October 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Edward Lucas, senior editor, The Economist
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org    
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With the world becoming ever more digital and citizens relying on technology on a daily basis, security …

Posted in Event, Media, Technology
September 30, 2015

Event Summary: The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries

On Wednesday 30th September, The Henry Jackson Society’s Dr. Andrew Foxall hosted a book launch with Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan, cofounders of Agentura.Ru. and authors of The New Nobility.
Soldatov and Borogan spoke about the history of surveillance in Russia; outlining the extent of …

Posted in Event Summaries, RSC Event Summaries, Russia, Technology, Terrorism & Security
September 23, 2015

‘Surveillance After Snowden: Effective Espionage in an Age of Transparency’

SPEAKERS: Lord Carlile of Berriew & Robin Simcox
TIME: 1:30-2:30 pm, Wednesday 23rd September 2015
VENUE: Grimond Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons, Bridge Street, Westminster, London SW1A 2LW

To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant9@henryjacksonsociety.org    
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In the spring of 2013, former National Security Agency …

Posted in Defence, Event, Intel & Cyber Security, Technology, Terrorism & Security
September 18, 2015

Is New Electronic Surveillance Legislation Justified?

Robin Simcox, a research fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, says Yes
The threat posed by terrorism has arguably never been higher. Yet in recent years, UK intelligence agencies have been increasingly unable to access the data needed to protect national …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Extremism, Opinion Editorial, Technology, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
September 16, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Rethinking Cybersecurity: Threats and Challenges in 2016’

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Posted in Defence, Event Transcript, Global, Intel & Cyber Security, Technology, Terrorism & Security
June 11, 2015

HJS welcomes Anderson report’s confirmation of key requirements

The Henry Jackson Society welcomes the publication of A Question of Trust, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation’s study of surveillance legislation.
The report acknowledges the clear danger posed by criminals exploiting communications networks in order to facilitate terrorism, exploit children, …

Posted in Press Release, Technology, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations
June 10, 2015

Don’t listen to Edward Snowden’s supporters – his leaks have been a gift to terrorists

Originally published in The Independent

So this is the house that Edward Snowden built. The introduction of the Freedom Act last week has now reined in the NSA’s powers, particularly regarding the collection of telephony metadata. As part of this, phone records …

Posted in Defence, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Technology, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United Kingdom, United States
May 26, 2015

Surveillance after Snowden: Effective Espionage in an Age of Transparency

Surveillance after Snowden: Effective Espionage in an Age of Transparency is the most thorough analysis of the impact the Edward Snowden leaks have had on the US and UK’s national security. Informed in part by interviews with leading intelligence officials, …

Posted in Defence, Intel & Cyber Security, Publication, Spotlight, Technology, Terrorism & Security
May 19, 2015

‘The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld’

SPEAKER: Jamie Bartlett
Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media
Demos
 
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Tuesday 19th May 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
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For a transcript of this event, click here
For a podcast …

Posted in Event, Technology
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