Following the US, EU, and UK’s decisions to ban China’s TikTok from government phones over security fears and recent reports of a Russian cyber espionage campaign infecting computer networks in dozens of countries, it has become very clear that cybersecurity and data security is a key element of national security concerns

“It’s understandable when you think of your national security interests you are also wanting to ensure not just as it were traditional defense secrets but also security in the digital space and that is not necessarily the areas that are the most obvious,” Lord Jonathan Evans, Member of the House of Lords, who formerly served as the Director General of the British Security Service, the United Kingdom’s domestic security and counter-intelligence service MI5, told NE Global in an exclusive interview recently.

*Co-founder / Director of Energy & Climate Policy and Security at NE Global Media

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