“China Has Figured Out How to Weaponize America’s Advantages”

Just Announced: FDD’s Emily de La Bruyère to Join Tomorrow’s Webinar. The outcome of the U.S. and China vying for control over modern technology markets will be decided within months or years, not decades, say Emily de La Bruyère and Nathan Picarsic, senior fellows with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD). ***Two weeks ago, Mr. Picarsic and Ms. de La Bruyère co-published a study, “Defusing Military-Civil Fusion: The Need to Identify and Respond to Chinese Military Companies.” Now Ms. de La Bruyère will join Dr. Roslyn Layton, Stephen Ezell and Will Hunt for tomorrow’s online panel discussion, “Let the Chips Fall at BIS?” Register for the event here. While there is growing consensus about the need to counter China’s… Read More

5G Security Challenges Webinar: “Lenovo is more Chinese than Huawei”

Last week, the Parliamentary Intelligence-Security forum (PI-SF) held a webinar titled “5G Security Challenges.” The second in the 5G security series, Congressman Robert Pittenger hosted a lively conversation featuring U.S. political leaders and European lawmakers to discuss the growing threat from China’s 5G ambitions. One major takeaway from the event was that we must be aware of the dangers of Chinese technolgy, not just from Huawei, but from companies such as Lenovo, GE and Motorola. As one panelist put it, “The Chinese Communist Party is hiding behind its vendors.” The webinar featured former Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI), Hon. Jason Boswell, Head of Security for the Network and Product Solutions Department at Ericsson, and Hon. Sohan Dasguspta, Deputy Counsel for the… Read More

Congressman Pittenger to host briefing: “China’s Threat to National and Economic Security of Democratic Nations.”

Congressman Robert Pittenger will be hosting a high-level briefing on “China’s Threat to National and Economic Security of Democratic Nations.” The webinar, due to take place next week on Thursday November 19 at 10:00 AM ET, will feature a myriad of global policymakers and experts who will engage in discussion around this critical topic. Pittenger continues to lead international discussion surrounding cyber and national security threats as the founder of the Parliamentary Intelligence-Security forum (PI-SFT.) The PI-SF is an organization working to offer expert insight and policy recommendations to lawmakers for the benefit of national security and technology markets. As is true with Pittenger’s previous events, featured participants will each bring a high level of expertise, understanding and thought leadership… Read More