The BIGS webinars are recordings of our (Online-)PizzaSeminars on various topics related to civil security.
Chris Hayter, Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, gives an insight into how the DARPA Grand Challenges have shaped the research field of autonomous driving and what lessons can be learned from them for research and innovation policy.
The provision of the “Internet” as a decentralized infrastructure for almost all areas of life in our society is a regulatory issue that has not yet been adequately resolved. This is accompanied by numerous security and privacy problems, which Internet users have to circumvent largely on their own. Michael Yakushev of the Institute for the Development of Public Digital Networks (IEDN) has been working on the very fundamental organizational and governance issues of the Internet for many years. In his talk, he outlines the importance of IP addresses, especially from a security perspective.
BIGS Visiting Fellow Ransom Ngenge discusses the potential benefits of data embassies within the context of Germany’s digital economy, which is driven by the increasing significance of data as a vital economic asset. Data embassies constitute the foreseeable standard practise in preserving the sovereignty and ensuring the continuity of states in the event of natural or man-made disasters.
Stephen C. Anderson, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Communications and Information Policy in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, and Andreas Könen, Director-General for Cyber and Information Security in the German Federal Ministry of the Interior discuss the respective U.S. and German government approaches to AI innovation, regulation, and governance.
Stephen C. Anderson, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Communications and Information Policy in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, and Stephan Mayer, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Member of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group in the German Bundestag, discuss the respective U.S. and German government approaches to 5G network security, offer their perspectives on economic, technological, and geostrategic competition with China, and examine the implications of policy convergence and divergence in these areas for the transatlantic relationship.
The recording of our virtual PizzaSeminar with Emily de la Bruyère and Nathan Picarsic from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, who analsyed the Chinese communication strategy on IT security.
The presentation of the policy paper with contributions from all authors.
On 01/04/2020, BIGS organized together with the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Germany an online PizzaSeminar with Kacper Rekawek, who gave a lecture on the topic “Career Break or a New Career? Extremist foreign fighters in the war in Ukraine".
The following question and answer was held under Chatham House Rule and is therefore not part of this video.