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Tuesday, 27 August 2019 14:31

China’s Spies Are on the Offensive

Espionage and counterespionage have been essential tools of statecraft for centuries, of course, and U.S. and Chinese intelligence agencies have been battling one another for decades.

As more foreign-based IT companies are suspected of being influenced by malicious nation-states, Joyce Corell and the National Counterintelligence and Security Center lead efforts to detect risks to the nation’s supply chain.

NCSC Director Warns of Nation-State Cyber Threats to Law Firms in June 4 Remarks at ILTA LegalSEC Summit 2019

Federal government officials warned about the risks and challenges of rolling out 5G wireless networks – particularly in terms of the threat China poses in its global advancement of 5G – and emphasized that use of public-private partnerships in developing America’s vision for 5G networks will be critical for ensuring network security and staying internationally competitive.

On page 6 of the Navy’s recent report about its cyber readiness, there is a jaw-dropping confession: “The systems the U.S. relies upon to mobilize, deploy and sustain forces have been extensively targeted by potential adversaries, and compromised to such extent that their reliability is questionable.”

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