Army Cyber Institute: “The Secret War Against the United States”

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ARMY CYBER INSTITUTE WEST POINT The Cyber Defense Review  “The Secret War Against the United States” The Top Threat to National Security and the American Dream Cyber and Asymmetrical Hybrid Warfare An Urgent Call to Action Read the full Cyber Defense Review on Army.mil. Download the PDF. ABSTRACT Imagine if Pearl Harbor had been attacked and there had been no … Read More

China’s 5 Steps for Recruiting Spies

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Originally published at Wired. Beware of Chinese spies offering laptops, women, or educational stipends—and especially watch out for odd LinkedIn requests. On Tuesday, the Justice Department unsealed new chargesagainst 10 Chinese intelligence officers and hackers who it says perpetrated a years-long scheme to steal trade secrets from aerospace companies. The case continues an impressive tempo from the Justice Department, as it … Read More

Chinese Regime Seeks to Limit Debate in West, Out of Self-Preservation

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After decades of a failed policy of “engaging China,” democracies around the world are facing the reverse situation. The West is no longer engaging China to promote liberal reforms there, but instead is aiming to safeguard democracies from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s authoritarian and corrupt influence. The goal of the CCP is to maintain its rule inside China, and … Read More

Cyber Is a Boardroom Issue in 2018

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Based on studies and interviews with corporate board members and chief information security officers (CISOs), the Cyber Balance Sheet, published by Focal Point Data Risk and produced by the Cyentia Institute, found that boardrooms are engaging in more conversations about security. While the talks about cyber risk are more commonplace, the C-suite and security leaders are still struggling to effectively … Read More

Cybersecurity no. 1 challenge for CXOs, but only 39% have a defense strategy

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This article was originally published on Tech Republic More than 85% of companies have experienced a cyber breach in the past three years, according to an A.T. Kearny report.  C-level executives rank cybersecurity as the no. 1 challenge they face for the third consecutive year, as more than 85% of companies report experiencing a breach in the past three … Read More

China has been ‘hijacking the vital internet backbone of western countries’

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A Chinese state-owned telecommunications company has been “hijacking the vital internet backbone of western countries,” according to an academic paper published this week by researchers from the US Naval War College and Tel Aviv University. The culprit is China Telecom, the country’s third-largest telco and internet service provider (ISP), which has had a presence inside North American networks since the … Read More