BENS Virtual Discussion with Jonathan Pelson, author of Wireless Wars: China’s Dangerous Domination of 5G and How We’re Fighting Back
September 27, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
September 27, 2022 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Join us for a virtual discussion with Jonathan Pelson, author of Wireless Wars: China’s Dangerous Domination of 5G and How We’re Fighting Back. As the world rolls out transformational 5G services, it has become increasingly clear that China may be able to disrupt—or even access—the wireless networks that carry our medical, financial, and even military communications.
In Wireless Wars, Jon Pelson explains how America invented cellular technology, taught China how to make the gear, and then handed them the market. Pelson reveals China’s successful program to purchase the support of the world’s leading political, business, and military figures in their effort to control rival nations’ networks. He also describes the work by counterintelligence and cybersecurity experts to prevent China from closing the trap.
MEMBERS ONLY – Lunch with General Ray
Members only introductory luncheon with new BENS President and CEO, General Timothy M. Ray, USAF (Ret.)
Discussion w/Vice Admiral Kevin Lunday
Please join BENS for a luncheon conversation with Vice Adm. Kevin E. Lunday, US Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander. We will discuss the Coast Guard’s strategic priorities and how they play out daily in the Atlantic Area, which oversees the transit of 58% of imports and 82% of total US maritime commerce through its ports. Vice Adm. Lunday is responsible for directing Coast Guard forces and operations across all mission areas within a geographic region spanning from the Rocky Mountains to…