Strategic Technologies Program

Strategic Technologies Program

The CSIS Strategic Technologies Program studies the interaction between public policy, technological change, and innovation.

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    The Strategic Technologies Program tracks new developments in cybersecurity, creates policy recommendations, and interfaces between the private and public sectors to incorporate policy into workable solutions for threats. By closely following cybersecurity issues, the Strategic Technologies Program aims to provide expert analysis and strategic policy recommendations.

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    Due to the pace of technological change, space policy faces new issues that impact US national security. The Strategic Technologies Program strives to advance the understanding of space policy in a new strategic environment.

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    Technology evolves at a rapid clip and is changing aspects of society from national security to our daily lives.  The Strategic Technologies Program aims to understand how technology and innovation is transforming the world we live in.

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    In our interconnected world Intelligence is critical; supporting missions from cyber-espionage to counter-terrorism.  The Strategic Technologies Program examines the relationship between technological innovation and intelligence systems such as signals intelligence and national technical means.

  • Turing’s Razor, the CSIS Strategic Technologies Program blog, brings together leading voices at the vanguard of public policy, technological change, and innovation.

  • The interconnection of cheap sensors and computing devices will enable new activities in production, services, and will generate masses of new data. The internet of things produces immense opportunities, but it will also increase the need for security, privacy protection, and updated policy measures. This Strategic Technologies Program project will identify challenges and solutions for the emerging structure of internet-enabled, interconnected autonomous devices, and sensors.

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    New technologies will determine how future conflicts are fought and won. The Strategic Technologies program will examine the nexus between technologies with defense applications and emerging challenges to combat effectiveness.

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    The CSIS Strategic Technologies Podcast Series features candid interviews with leaders and experts in the fields of cybersecurity, internet governance, space policy, and intelligence.

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