Expertos en seguridad de Oriente y Occidente se reúnen en Londres en el marco del Securing Asia 2013
Expertos en seguridad, oficiales de gobierno, emprendedores y líderes académicos tanto de Asia como de Occidente, se reunieron los pasados 24 y 25 de Junio de 2013 en el Centro de Conferencias de Londres Queen Elizabeth II, en el marco del Asian Homeland Security, Defence & Counter Terror Summit, Securing Asia 2013. Más abajo el resto del comunicado en inglés.
In his opening words, Mr Harry Dhaul, Chairman of Securing Asia reflected on the opportunities and challenges present in Asia’s security threats. Referring to the meaning and merit of democracy, he described the security market as having the goal to “protect the Haves from the Have-Nots, until the Have-nots become Haves”.
Presentations first focused on the Asian mindset, and the cross-cultural obstacles Western enterprises may face when dealing with Asian clients. Subsequently, experts including Professor Anatol Lieven of King’s College London and Mr Jonathan Paris of the South Asia Centre of the Atlantic Council tackled the topic of cyber terrorism. Mr Paris explored the concept of public-private partnerships, stating: "The private sector is better positioned in many ways to lead the cyber fight than the government."
Following elaborate explorations of anti-corruption legislation and compliance, an India-specific Special Session commenced. In a panel that included high-ranking officers of India’s police force, the ever-present threat of insurgency was connected to the information age, and all the problems it brings. The government officials present expressed a keen interest in engaging with suppliers, outlining their specific security and product requirements. Speaking with presenting delegates and exhibitors