Adam Segal

Council on Foreign Relations

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). An expert on security issues, technology development, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy, Segal was the project director for the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet. His book The Hacked World Order: How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age (PublicAffairs, 2016) describes the increasingly contentious geopolitics of cyberspace. His work has appeared in the Financial TimesThe EconomistForeign PolicyThe Wall Street Journal, and Foreign Affairs, among others. He currently writes for the blog, “Net Politics.”

My Sessions

Chinese Cyber Nationalism And Global Markets

Main Stage

President Xi Jinping has declared that there is “no national security without cybersecurity” and over the last 2 years Beijing has passed a number of regulations designed to increase security and reduce dependence on foreign supplier. What impact will this have on foreign players in the Chinese market and China’s efforts to shape the rules […]

Keynote Strategy