Gender inequality remains an often underestimated and under-recognised contributing factor to many health, economic, security and societal challenges. The current global health crisis highlights just how deep these inequalities run.
The use of a coronavirus contact tracing app has not yet been demonstrated to be trustworthy, in terms of its purpose, reliability, effectiveness or potential harmfulness. Furthermore, the binary nature of its output must be addressed if trustworthiness is to be achieved.
Adversaries currently outmatch the British Army in information warfare. While it is encouraging that officers with a background in combat arms are calling for the development of this capability however, it is important not to expect too much.