OECD’s Global Forum: Security & Innovation


Digital security innovation is an increasingly important priority for policy makers who need to encourage i) the development of an ecosystem enabling digital security startups to proliferate, get the investment and support they need to win business, scale up and provide a pipeline of innovation; and ii) all startups to take digital security into account from the outset as they develop increasingly digital-intensive and digital-dependent products and services.

The second annual event of the OECD Global Forum on Digital Security for Prosperity focused on how to encourage and facilitate best practice for supporting innovation in digital security, and “security by design” in broader digital innovation.

I will be participating in the Session 2 roundtable on Day 1. With my co-discussants, we will address, amogst others, the following questions: What are the opportunities and challenges to foster digital security innovation? How can demand and supply-side policies and initiatives stimulate digital security innovation and help develop a vibrant digital security industry?

The full programme is available as a PDF booklet. Join me: the event is free and everyone is welcome to chime in!

Blogging the 2013 Global Forum on Development at OECD


Save the date! On behalf of RS Strategy, I will be covering the OECD’s 2013 Global Forum on Development (April 4-5, 2013):

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international economic organisation of 34 countries that supports democracy and world trade. The Global Forum on Development is focussed on poverty reduction and social cohesion and attracts a wide range of participants from governments and civil society to help discuss solutions.

Leading up to the meeting, I am reflecting on development issues that help serve as weekly online discussion topics on the OECD website.

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