High Tech Policy
Helping Governments and Citizens Respond During These Extraordinary Times
Cisco is committed to helping our customers, partners, communities as well as governments across Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and around the world, take advantage of technology to reduce the impact of COVID-19.
Uncovering the Human-Centric Approach to Privacy
Cisco hosted EU Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, and other data protection leaders from Europe for a discussion about Cisco’s recently-published Data Privacy Benchmark Study and the business value of privacy.
Connectivity is at the Heart of Powering a Digitally Transformed Europe
Cisco welcomes the European Commission’s new strategy released today on Shaping Europe’s Digital Future. The Commission’s focus on bringing digital into Europe’s mainstream economy and society is a powerful way to restore our global technological leadership and ensure the digital transformation is inclusive of all. As we laid out in our new Annual Internet Report, […]
European Leadership on Artificial Intelligence
The European Commission’s White Paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI) published today shines a light on some critical issues facing the development of the technology in Europe. Safety, transparency and accountability are rightly top of mind. If taken forward in the right way, the conclusions set out in today’s whitepaper could help unlock the benefits of […]
Cisco’s Annual Internet Report Measures Future Growth in Cyberattacks Associated with the Acceleration of Technology
Cisco today launched its Annual Internet Report, which assesses mobile, Wi-Fi and fixed broadband networking with quantitative projections on the growth of users, devices and connections over a five-year forecast period (2018–2023). The most alarming finding: the number of cyberattacks will double by 2023. Specifically: Cyberattacks will double from 9 million in 2018 to 15.4 million […]
Cisco’s Annual Internet Report Shows the Massive Growth of Europe’s Digital Future for EU Policymakers
Cisco’s Annual Internet Report (AIR) 2020 sets out the trends that will define our global communication networks for the next five years. As the European Commission sets out its strategy for a Europe “fit for the Digital Age,” the report provides insights into how the technology landscape across Europe will rapidly expand to over 2.2 billion mobile devices and 3.6 billion IoT connections by 2023.
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Will Help Power Technology
Before today’s presidential signing ceremony for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) implementing legislation (H.R. 5430), I want to take a minute to reflect on the reasons it is a good agreement that will help fuel the digital economy among our three countries. The North America Free Trade Agreement went into effect on January 1, 1994. To […]
Cisco’s new Cybersecurity Co-Innovation Center inside one of Europe’s most famous museums
Italy’s largest science and technology museum has a new addition to its elaborate exhibitions of artefacts and art. Thanks to our collaboration with the Italian Government and an investment through our Cisco Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) Program, Milan’s Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science & Technology is now home to our newest Co-Innovation Center – […]
Cisco Research Helps Countries Bridge the Digital Divide
Co-Authored by Jeff Campbell, Pastora Valero and Dominic Scott. Cisco recently released the results of our 2019 Digital Readiness Index, a report measuring the digital readiness of 141 countries along with analysis of several components of how well-positioned a country is to benefit from the digital economy. You can view our Digital Readiness Index site […]