How technology, people, and ideas are shaping the future of global security

About the Project

Understanding Distant Dangers

Rather than looking at the national security headlines of the day, Security 2040 explores big-picture trends that cross industries and borders—and are shaping the security landscape over the next 20 years.

A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

The Security 2040 team comprises experts from diverse fields such as nuclear strategy, economics, and anthropology. A multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach helps us better understand the far-reaching security impacts of complex trends and technologies.

Shaping Security Policy

What should policymakers and industry leaders be planning for in the next 20 years? Security 2040 brings lesser-known security risks to the forefront, and generates useful findings and recommendations to help decisionmakers stay ahead of the curve.

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