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February 13, 2018

Nikita Malik speaks to BBC World Global on the Government’s new anti-terror software

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Technology, Terrorism & Security
February 8, 2018

Isis propaganda video shows women fighting for first time amid ‘desperation’ to bolster ranks

Female Isis members have been filmed fighting on the frontline for the first time as the group becomes “desperate” to bolster its dwindling ranks.
A new propaganda video showed at least five women armed with guns being driven to battle in a truck …

Posted in ISIS, News Coverage, Technology
January 5, 2018

Fake news spread by British website and social media bots

A fake news operation has spread hundreds of fabricated reports after establishing a bogus website named Manchester Weekly that is backed by dozens of social media accounts set up to woo prominent politicians, researchers and journalists.
An investigation by The National has found …

Posted in Media, News Coverage, Technology
December 28, 2017

YouTube moderation is slammed yet again after investigation reveals the site takes down ‘less than half’ of dangerous hate content that is reported to it

YouTube takes down less than half hate content that gets reported, according to a shocking new report by a think tank.
The material that does get taken down – which includes Islamist extremist postings – is left for almost two weeks before …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Technology
December 27, 2017

YouTube takes down ‘less than half of the dangerous hate content that gets reported to it’

YOUTUBE takes down less than half of the dangerous hate content that gets reported to it, a major study has revealed.
Even when the video sharing giant does act to remove Islamist extremist and far right films, it takes almost two …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Technology
December 20, 2017

Social media companies accused of ‘radicalising and grooming’ users with algorithms

Internet giants have been accused of aiding terrorist groups by letting their own algorithms radicalise people and draw them into a “bubble of hate”.
The chair of the Home Affairs Committee warned representatives from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube that police were …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Technology, United Kingdom
December 19, 2017

Bomb manual used by New York terrorist suspect still just a Google search away

Bomb-making guides similar to the instructions used by the suspect in last week’s New York subway attack are still easy to find online, despite repeated promises by Google to block such material from appearing in search results.

RT correspondent Jacqueline Vouga …

Posted in News Coverage, Technology, Terrorism & Security, United States
August 1, 2017

Nikita Malik discusses terrorism and internet encryption on LBC Radio

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, News Coverage, Technology, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
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
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