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.
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.
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.
Huawei claims that not only will they benchmark its Hongmeng OS against Apple iOS when it comes to data privacy and security, it will also be 60% faster than Android and MacOS.
A major cyber attack on South Korea is usually not a stop-the-presses global news item; it's fairly routine for North Korea and China to make attempts. But what's interesting are the organizational failures that this cyber attack highlights.
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.
China has announced new requirements for companies that might pose a "national security" threat, chiefly those that have large stockpiles of personal data that might wind up being transferred overseas.
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.