Ex-Coca-Cola Engineer Charged With Stealing Secrets For Chinese Firm

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US national You Xiaorong allegedly stole technology for valuable BPA-free packaging jointly owned by several companies, including a former “Atlanta-based” employer that was unnamed in the indictment. A former senior engineer at Coca-Cola was indicted Thursday in Tennessee for stealing trade secrets worth an estimated $120 million to give to a Chinese company, the Justice Department announced. US national You … Read More

US Intensifies Pressure on Allies to Avoid Huawei, ZTE

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The Trump administration is leading a broadside against Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE. But concerns that Chinese networking gear could be used as backdoors for facilitating state-sponsored surveillance or disrupting critical infrastructure are not limited to America. Multiple countries have banned Chinese equipment from their 5G rollouts or government networks, and more countries are weighing whether they should do … Read More

US intelligence warns China is using student spies to steal secrets

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Washington (CNN) – In August 2015, an electrical engineering student in Chicago sent an email to a Chinese national titled “Midterm test questions.”More than two years later, the email would turn up in an FBI probe in the Southern District of Ohio involving a suspected Chinese intelligence officer who authorities believed was trying to acquire technical information from a defense contractor. Investigators took … Read More

The West’s China blind spot

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The West has a blind spot when it comes to China’s technological advances. What’s happening: Again and again, the West has shown that it misunderstands China’s true competence in the technologies of the future — artificial intelligence, quantum science, robotics, and more. Alternatively under- and over-estimating China’s progress, the U.S. and Europe are left simply unmoored in terms of tracking their … Read More

The Top 5 Reasons Why Your Security Program Needs Intelligence Personnel

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During the past decade, many corporate security divisions have made tremendous strides to evolve as a key component of their company’s organizational strategy and growth. Whether a company’s security program is in-house, outsourced or a hybrid of both, the leading global security executives and decision-makers are acutely aware of how to effectively leverage the resource capabilities of intelligence professionals within … Read More