The SolarWinds hack, widely believed to be carried out by Russian state actors, is a wakeup call evidencing the weakness in American cybersecurity. Undetected for over half a year, the hack infiltrated networks of multiple government agencies and Fortune 500 companies, triggering a dispute over whether the United States should retaliate to discourage further cyberattacks.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanaghan defined Cybercom’s next challenge as “build[ing] scale and strengthen[ing America’s] arsenal of cyber weapons, cyber shields and cyber warriors.”
China’s Huawei was struggling to secure a chance to bid for Brazil’s new 5G network, but Brazil’s dire need for vaccines might give China a new advantage.
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While the ban was reversed the following week due to modifications in the proposed media legislation, Facebook’s ban highlights the powerful role that Big Tech plays in regulating online content and choosing what information gets to be viewed by its users.
Five Eyes focuses mainly on signals intelligence, which includes intercepting information transmitted online or over the phone … the Five Eyes countries share the strategic goal of balancing a rising China.
A relatively recent concern that is starting to gain more prominence is China’s efforts to modernize its armed forces through the use of bioengineering.
Disinformation is something we will have to accept and grapple with for some time. “We will have to be creative in how we handle it for the foreseeable future because what is a strength is also often a vulnerability,” Dr. Hill says
Ten years ago, optimism surrounding the internet ran high. So much so that then secretary of state Hillary Clinton touted its decentralizing force as a potential catalyst for advancing democracy around the world.