In this first part of a two-part series, we explore some of the issues around government surveillance and the search for that elusive balance between security and privacy. In this first part, we explore how serious the threat of cyber snooping by government surveillance is and why we shouldn’t panic just yet.
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.
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 US Senate is now evaluating ad exchanges as a potential threat to national security. The concern stems from digital ad auctions conducted in foreign countries.
In the first part of a three part series of articles, Pauline C. Reich, Professor and Director of the Asia-Pacific Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Internet Security Research Institute at Waseda University School of Law in Tokyo, Japan gives some context to the recent US v. Apple case.
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.
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.”
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.
Economist Nouriel Roubini predicts first-ever cyber war in 2020 between U.S. and countries such as China, Russia, Iran and North Korea, with US presidential election being the catalyst.
According to the new U.S. Worldwide Threat Assessment, both Russia and China are capable of launching cyber attacks against critical infrastructure targets in the U.S. Moreover, say top U.S. intelligence officials, both Russia and China appear to be aligning their operations in cyberspace.