Rick Perry answers questions from the panel

The incoming US Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, answers questions about cybersecurity and the security of nuclear assets.

Mr Perry was previously the 47th Governor of Texas – from December 2000 to January 2015. He ran for president in 2016.

The Department of Energy (DoE) plays a key role in nuclear weapon design, proliferation strategy, and managing the US nuclear arsenal. Its laboratories are an interface between the American government and the private sector.