Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, digital tools have ensured the survival of many businesses and minimized devastating interruptions to education thereby accelerating a social and industrial shift towards a digital society for many countries. However, if societies are to continue to benefit from these shifts, it is essential that the use of digital technologies is underpinned by robust data security and privacy standards.
Yoichi Iida, Deputy Director General for G7 and G20 Relations, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
Silvia Viceconte, Head of Sector, Multilateral Affairs and Economic Cooperation, International Affairs and Policy Outreach Unit, European Commission, CONNECT Directorate General
David Prodger, Deputy Director, International Strategy, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sports, UK
Chair: Harriet Moynihan, Senior Research Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House