Head of Technology Policy, 2013-15
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@SkyNews "As we document in the Policy Exchange report, you only have to look at Russia's actions in the Crimea to see how hostile states could target this infrastructure" says Rishi Sunak
Rishi Sunak MP now on @SkyNews talking about the risks to undersea cables from "targeted sabotage" as well as accidental damage
@BBCNews "We make a number of recommendations in the Policy Exchange report [on keeping these cables safe]" says Rishi Sunak MP, including updating international law, more 'dark cables' and investing in the Navy
@BBCNews "Unconventional warfare is not using typical state actors - as we saw in the Crimea... You could imagine this happening with forces disguised as fishing vessels" says Rishi Sunak
@BBCNews "The danger from accidental damage is also a risk - take Taiwan a few years ago where an earthquake disrupted 80% of communications and regional currency markets" says Rishi Sunak