U.S. commitment to defend Japan in the face of cyber attacks and rise of offensive cyber maneuvers is signalling a commitment to international response and a broad sea change in foreign policy.
Recent cyber attacks that have done damage to critical infrastructure could be a pretext for a "real shooting war," according to Joe Biden, as the president addressed the growing threats to national security in the cyber sphere.
The Trump administration set the internet ablaze when it issued an executive order that sets a firm date for a TikTok ban. That Tencent-owned WeChat would also be included was something of a surprise.
Britain disagrees with the United States on the Huawei security risk on UK 5G network indicating that the risks involved in the use of the Chinese-manufacturer’s equipment was “manageable.”
FBI's testimony suggests that the Chinese cyber threat to national security is becoming much more sophisticated in the realm of cyber espionage including abuse of the “Thousand Talents” program.
The Chinese embassy in France indicated that discriminating against Huawei by selecting 5G network equipment based on the country of origin was blatant discrimination and industrial protectionism and hinted of possible retaliation.
Chinese spies known as Buckeye group are alleged to be using some of the NSA cyber weapons as early as March 2016, long before Shadow Brokers released them in April 2017.
Indian government has cited national security as the reason for banning 59 Chinese apps, including popular apps such as TikTok, UC Browser and Clash of Kings.
COVID-19 contact tracing apps are possible cyber threats to national security as they can be used to steal patient data and spread destructive malware in healthcare systems.
In many ways, the hubbub surrounding FaceApp privacy was really no different from the type of drama we’ve come to expect from social media companies.