Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State
PRAGUE 5G SECURITY CONFERENCE 2020
September 23, 2020
Hello everybody. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is right here.
PM Babik, thanks for inviting me to talk in the present day. Final month was a fortune to go to your stunning nation in particular person.
The Czech Republic is a pacesetter with regards to threats confronted by the Chinese language Communist Social gathering and its expertise corporations.
Final 12 months’s first 5G safety convention was a pivotal second in turning the tide towards these unreliable distributors. At this time’s convention supplies one other instance of that management.
The US has carried out our half too.
Along with the 5G Clear Path, we launched the Clear Community Initiative – 5 new initiatives to guard the privateness of our residents and the delicate data of our corporations from unreliable distributors. Clear Community’s holistic strategy is rooted in Prague proposals and different internationally accepted digital belief requirements.
Everywhere in the world, we’re seeing a coalition of companions becoming a member of us.
Greater than 30 international locations and their carriers have joined the Clear Community, and the world’s largest telecommunications corporations have gotten clear telcos.
We wish all of you who’re attending in the present day to affix us. I’m happy to announce that the US Authorities is increasing globally the Digital Connectivity and Cyber Safety Partnership that I launched in 2018.
This program promotes elevated connectivity and aggressive world markets for trusted 5G distributors.
One other initiative that the US strongly helps is the EU’s 5G Toolbox, which ensures the security of its 5G networks. General, we’ve constructed numerous momentum since final 12 months’s convention.
The USA is dedicated to cooperating with like-minded international locations to disclaim unhealthy actors comparable to CCP entry to the delicate information of our international locations.
Know-how should result in freedom. So I name on all of the freedom-loving international locations to affix the US, and the listing of nations securing their 5G networks towards unreliable distributors and the authoritarian governments behind them.
Thanks, and I want you all a productive convention.