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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

Audio: ‘The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld’

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Posted in Event Audio, Media, Technology
April 9, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Improbable War: China, the United States and the Logic of Great Power Conflict’

This is a summary of an event with Professor Christopher Coker, chaired by Davis Lewin, on 9 April 2015; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of The Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
For a transcript of …

Posted in China, Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Summaries, Russia, Technology, United States
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