From Weapons Systems to Outer-Space, e-waste is a Threat to National Security

Electronic Waste Thailand 06282018AP18172388304463

Addressing the top national security challenges presented by China and Russia often boils down to protecting key networks and ensuring supply chains for critical defense capabilities.

Limiting the loss of sensitive information, maintaining access to reliable electronic parts and critical minerals and protecting our network of satellites is fundamental to our most pressing national security missions. They are also all connected to a common challenge: tackling various forms of waste. Raising public awareness of these issues and employing a range of public-private partnerships can go a long way to bolstering our country’s position in the great power competition.

More News & Insights

Screenshot 2024 05 13 At 13.13.17

Event Recap – May 13, 2024

On May 2nd General Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr. USMC (Ret.), former CENTCOM Commander joined BENS Boston members for a discussion on the Middle East. General McKenzie gave an in-depth overview of where the…

Screenshot 2024 05 13 At 13.08.34

BENS Member,  Ben Cheatham

On April 11th, BENS member Ben Cheatham, VP Microsoft, participated on a panel at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy on April 11th. The panel was titled: The Role of AI in National Security…

Screenshot 2024 05 13 At 13.02.57

Six BENS members

Six BENS members were selected and participated in the National Security Forum (NSF) at the Air War College. The National Security Forum specifically aims to foster a deeper understanding among civilian community…

Receive BENS news and insights in your inbox.