Cybersecurity from China’s Perspective

In Focus: Cybersecurity from China’s Perspective

Watch the replay of a panel discussion with China and cybersecurity experts, moderated by The Christian Science Monitor.


Participants included (from left to right) Adam Segal, the Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies and Director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations; Sharon Hom*, Executive Director of Human Rights in China, a Chinese NGO; Michael Sulmeyer, Director of the Belfer Center’s Cyber Security Project at the Harvard Kennedy School; Lobsang Gyatso Sither, Digital Security Programs Manager, Tibet Action Institute; and Mike Farrell, Christian Science Monitor Editor of Passcode, covering the intersection of technology, security, and privacy.

They addressed these key questions and other topics:

  • What’s China’s playbook for approaching the Internet?
  • How did Beijing transform into a major cyber power?
  • Who are the key players controlling China’s Internet strategy?
  • Can China curtail digital espionage?
  • Will China and the West forge rules of engagement in the Digital Age?

*Photo of Sharon Hom speaking at the 2014 Bernstein China Symposium, April 3, 2014, NYU Law © NYU Photo Bureau: Hollenshead.

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