Don’t Rush Quantum-Proof Encryption, Warns NSA Research Director (Defense One)

Quantum computers could crack the codes that secure the world’s digital information but racing to a solution could create more threats.

https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2019/11/dont-rush-quantum-proof-encryption-warns-nsa-research-director/161248/?oref=d-river

BY JACK CORRIGAN

China Says It’s Developing 6G. What Does That Mean? (Defense One)

Just as the US and the West grapple with China’s lead in next-gen 5G networking gear, Beijing announced two working groups focused on advancing 6G.

https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2019/11/china-said-its-developing-6g-what-does-mean/161240/?oref=d-river

BY BRANDI VINCENT

SecDef: Expect ‘Trimming, Reducing, Some Eliminations’ in 2021 Budget (Defense One)

Esper touts “good progress” in high-level review intended to cut fat and find funds for projects to counter China and Russia.

https://www.defenseone.com/politics/2019/11/secdef-expect-trimming-reducing-some-eliminations-2021-budget/161229/?oref=d-river

BY MARCUS WEISGERBER

Macron’s ‘NATO Brain Death’ Quote Shows Why the US Has Always Outplayed France (Defense One)

Like Charles de Gaulle, the French president would unify Europe under France’s conception, with Germany footing the bill

https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2019/11/macrons-nato-brain-death-quote-shows-why-us-has-always-outplayed-france/161209/?oref=d-river

BY KORI SCHAKE