Lessons from Taiwan: Disinformation, Cybersecurity, and Energy Security

The East Asia Program is launching a new annual series, Taiwan Security Brief. In the inaugural volume, three emerging researchers examine the impact of several nontraditional security challenges in Taiwan: online disinformation, cybersecurity in the digital economy, and energy security. How can Taiwan effectively mitigate problems in these security issues? What opportunities does Taiwan have to expand international cooperation in these areas? Join us for a panel discussion with the three authors as they discuss these three security challenges and ways forward.


Lauren Dickey, Ph.D., Research Analyst, Center for Naval Analyses

Lauren Dickey is currently researching Chinese military strategy and Chinese activities in the Indo-Pacific as a member of CNA’s the Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Program. She received a Ph.D. in War Studies at King’s College London and the National University of Singapore, and was previously a research assistant at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Bo-jiun Jing, Ph.D. Candidate, King’s College London

Bo-jiun Jing is researching Taiwan’s foreign policy towards Southeast Asia, U.S.-China-Taiwan relations, and the international political economy of the Indo-Pacific. Previously, he worked at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore and the Mainland Affairs Council in Taiwan. He holds an M.A. in International Relations and International Economics from Johns Hopkins University SAIS.

Chen-Sheng Hong, Resident WSD-Handa Fellow, Pacific Forum

Chen-Sheng Hong is researching energy and developmental issues in the East and Southeast Asia. He was previously a research associate at the Taiwan-ASEAN Studies Center in Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research and a research fellow with the Southeast Asia Program at Stimson. He earned his M.A. in International Studies and Diplomacy from SOAS, University of London.

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