Challenges for Agreement on Cybersecurity

By Adam Segal

Adam Segal is the Ira A. Lipman chair in emerging technologies and national security and director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He is an expert on security issues, technology development, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy.

Cybersecurity is one important area where both China and the U.S. agree cooperation is necessary, but on very different terms. The Cipher Brief spoke to Adam Segal, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, to learn more about these differences and what it will take to create and enforce a cybersecurity agreement between the U.S. and China.

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