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Geopolitics of Technology

“De-risking” beyond China: Prescriptive Diversification & Allied Engagement

The recent G7 Hiroshima Leaders’ Communique notably included the newer D.C. and EU rhetoric on “de-risking” with China. Although this shift sits within the context of states’ relationships with China, there is significance beyond China policy.

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IST announces new partners, funding to advance the Future of Digital Security for 2023

New donors joining the Ransomware Task Force, together with $1 million in additional support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Cyber Initiative, and a total of $1 million from Craig Newmark Philanthropies for 2023 will transform our ability to advance the Future of Digital Security. 

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Future of Digital Security

IST at RSA: Stronger Together

Members of the IST team will be making their way to San Francisco next week for the RSA 2023 Conference. The theme of this year’s RSA conference is “Stronger Together,” an idea that is particularly prevalent in our work.

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Future of Digital Security

Megan Stifel on Cyber Civil Defense: “We all have a role to play in creating a more sustainable digital future”

Last week I was honored to join some of our peer organizations to highlight the essential role that the Cyber Civil Defense Initiative plays in the Institute for Security and Technology’s (IST) work to help improve our nation’s cybersecurity.

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