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Cyber Espionage

The Simmering US/Russian Cyber War

Michael Gregg | Posted 08.14.2016 | Politics
Michael Gregg

Nation-state confrontations in cyberspace are increasing dramatically, and one of the most alarming examples in recent memory is the Russian governmen...

Obama's China Syndrome

William Bradley | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

Obama's China syndrome is that he seeks both to engage China and to contain China. Both are appropriate and arguably quite necessary goals for American statecraft. But they presuppose a state of creative tension between the established superpower and would-be superpower.

Cyber Retaliation: A Byte for a Byte?

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 01.06.2015 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Founder & CTO Ziklag Systems The Pentagon has Plan X --a scheme to retaliate against cyber attacks. No one knows...

The Impending 'Peaceful War' Between China and America Over Cyberspying

Patrick Mendis | Posted 08.05.2014 | World
Patrick Mendis

Unlike the Cold War period -- in which the Soviet Union was isolated from the global economy -- commercial interests and trade secrets underpin the intrinsically entangled Sino-American economic relations. The higgledy-piggledy distinction between national security and corporate interests is hardly convincing to the Chinese, especially when the US revolving doors conveniently inhabit the space between government service and corporations during both Democratic and Republican administrations. Just like the Sino-American relations in commercial intercourse, economics triumphs over ideology in the partisan world of American politics. On China's side, its intertwined national and economic interests are enshrined in the peculiar institution of the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs).

Hitchhikers of Shangri-la: A Review of Pauline MacDonald's Dharamsala Days, Dharamsala Nights

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.04.2014 | Books
Rebecca Novick

Pauline MacDonald has done what few writers working in the area of Tibet could, or would, do. She has written about something other than the 'Issue Central' -- the impact of China's hardline policies in Tibet.

Should We Blame Russia for the Target Breach?

Michael Gregg | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology
Michael Gregg

Some of the most notorious malware that's targeted U.S. consumers, banks and retailers over the past few years has originated from Russia or former Soviet states.

WATCH: Clear And Present Danger: Cyber-Crime, Cyber-Espionage, Cyber-Terror, And Cyber-War

Posted 07.19.2013 | Impact

This livestream is part of our coverage of the Aspen Security Forum. For more from the series, click here. DATE: July 18, 2013. TIME: 7:30p-8:30p E...

Obama Pivots Amidst Encroaching Chaos: Is the Promise of the California Summit Receding in the Rearview Mirror?

William Bradley | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

We just don't live in a world in which it makes sense to leave our doors unlocked. But that's not a justification for an anything goes attitude.

Will the NSA Revelations Harm US-China Relations?

Donald Gross | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Donald Gross

We now know the reality that both countries engage in extensive cyber-hacking and are each victims of the other's attacks. The good news is that it has now become possible for the U.S. and China to develop a frank, realistic and shared analysis of the threat posed by cyberespionage

China To Conduct Cyber War Games

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology

BEIJING, May 29 (Reuters) - China will next week conduct its first "digital" technology military exercise, state media said on Wednesday, against gr...

Gerry Smith

'Hacking Back' Could Deter Chinese Cyberattacks, Report Says | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

A group assessing China's role in stealing trade secrets from American companies wants the U.S. government to consider a controversial method for prot...

Gerry Smith

Security Firm Renews Debate Over Chinese Cyberspying | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.18.2015 | Technology

As a massive cyberspying operation came to light on Wednesday, revealing more than 70 targets in 14 countries, security experts pointed the finger at ...

Chertoff Suggests Special Ops Takeout Cyber-Attacking Servers?

Josh Rushing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Rushing

Did Michael Chertoff, former director of Homeland Security, seriously suggest the possibility of responding with special forces to takeout the servers...