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Deputy Secretary General participates in the 2021 GoTech World Conference

Speaking at the 2021 GoTech World Conference, NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană stressed the importance of cybersecurity at a time when new technology is transforming the world at record speed. “Our ability to keep our people safe in this more competitive and uncertain world will be defined as much by bytes and big data, as by bullets and battleships” said the Deputy Secretary General while opening the cybersecurity stage on 11 November.
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NATO sharpens its technological edge

On Friday (22 October 2021) Allies launched the NATO Innovation Fund to invest in cutting-edge technologies. The fund is expected to invest 1 billion euros with innovators across the Alliance working on emerging and disruptive technologies.
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NATO Allies take the lead on the development of NATO’s Innovation Fund

On Friday (22 October 2021), at a signing ceremony hosted by NATO’s Secretary General, Defence Ministers from 17 Allied countries* agreed to take the lead on the development of NATO’s first Innovation Fund.
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NATO releases first-ever strategy for Artificial Intelligence

On Thursday (21 October 2021), NATO Defence Ministers agreed to NATO’s first-ever strategy for Artificial Intelligence (AI).
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Deputy Secretary General: NATO will set the standard for ethical use of new technologies

In a virtual address to the “AI and Cyber – An Abundance of Potential” conference on Monday (27 September 2021), Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană stressed that NATO is determined to set the standard for the ethical use of emerging and disruptive technologies.
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Changing lives and the security landscape – how NATO and partner countries are cooperating on advanced technologies

Advanced technologies are rapidly transforming the world – including the security landscape – and are one of the major agenda items of the 2021 NATO Summit in Brussels and the NATO 2030 initiative. With support from NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, civilian scientists and research institutions in NATO member and partner countries are working together to mitigate risks and embrace opportunities presented by advanced technologies, including emerging and disruptive technologies (EDTs) such as quantum and autonomous systems.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General highlights collaboration as key to strong cyber defence at ''Defence Disrupted'' conference

NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană discussed NATO’s role in cyber defence, its approach to cyber security, and the Alliance’s responsibility in driving technological innovation in remarks to the ''Defence Disrupted'' conference on Wednesday (19 May 2021).
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Top Alliance procurement officials meet at NATO’s Brussels headquarters

Top procurement officials from NATO’s 30 Allies met on Thursday (29 April 2021) to discuss ways to adopt new and emerging technologies, and speed up the development and delivery of capabilities during a one-day meeting.
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Deputy Secretary General tells the Transatlantic Security Initiative: NATO is adapting for the future

NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană stressed resilience and adaptability as key to countering emerging threats at the first Transatlantic Security Initiative meeting, hosted virtually by the International Republican Institute on Thursday (15 April 2021).
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Deputy Secretary General participates in NATO Cyber Defence Pledge Conference

NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană outlined NATO’s adaptation to cyber threats in a keynote speech at the NATO Cyber Defence Pledge Conference 2021 on Thursday (15 April 2021). Noting that cyber threats are increasing and targeting democratic processes and institutions, the Deputy Secretary General stressed that NATO and Allies continue to adapt. “Since we adopted the Cyber Defence Pledge in 2016, we have come a long way,” he said, while highlighting that there remains more to be done.

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