Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Visit to the People’s Republic of China (United States Department of State) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman traveled to the People’s Republic of China for meetings with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other PRC officials from July 25-26. The Deputy Secretary expressed the United States’ sincere condolences for the lives lost in the devastating floods […]
Chinese Officials Blame U.S. for Stalemate in High-Level Talks (Wall Street Journal) U.S. and Chinese officials sparred over Covid-19, human rights and cybersecurity in a tense exchange in the highest-level meetings between the two countries on Chinese soil since Joe Biden became president.
US-China relations: The bitter truth (BOL News) No other diplomatic relations are more consequential than the one between the United States and China, which are not only affecting the two countries but also l
China’s Tech Regulator Orders Companies to Fix Anticompetitive, Security Issues (Wall Street Journal) The country continued its crackdown on large technology companies by announcing a new six-month rectification program aimed at correcting a range of industry problems.
Russian international information security strategy: Change and continuity (Times of India Blog) Russia revises its cyber strategy from time to time, keeping in view the fast-changing security environment and threats which are growing world-over in geometrical progression. Russia likes to use the term “information Security”. On 12th...
Why Taiwan seeks Israel’s help to combat cybersecurity threats - opinion (The Jerusalem Post) Taiwan's cybersecurity agency estimates they face about 30 million cyberattacks every month – an average of 700 attacks every minute. About half of these originate from China.
Israel defence minister to share initial findings on NSO with France (Reuters) Israel's defence minister will on Wednesday share initial findings from a government assessment of NSO Group exports with France, whose president was allegedly among targets of spyware sold by the private Israeli spyware company.
Gantz heads to Paris to discuss NSO Group with French counterpart (Times of Israel) Macron reportedly called Bennett last week to press Israel to investigate claims over Pegasus spyware, including that his phone may have been a target
Hungarians protest against alleged illegal surveillance with Pegasus spyware (Reuters) About 1,000 Hungarians protested on Monday over allegations that the government used Israeli-made Pegasus spyware for illegal surveillance of public figures in Hungary, drawing comparisons with the country's communist past.
4 Democrats suggest blacklisting Israeli spyware firm over hacks of journalists, activists (Washington Post) Reps. Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.), Katie Porter (D-Calif.), Joaquin Castro (D-Tex.) and Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) issued a joint statement.
Cabinet may approve first 'National Cyber Security Policy 2021' today (Brecorder) ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet is likely to approve the first "National Cyber Security Policy 2021" and policy...
18 new cybersecurity bills introduced as US congressional interest heats up (CSO Online) The new bills, many with bi-partisan support, aim to increase cybersecurity funding, improve breach reporting, investigate cryptocurrencies, and more.
The US House just passed a bill to incentivize cybersecurity planning for state and local gov (Technical.ly Baltimore) The State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act hopes to make protection from ransomware attacks a budget priority.
Lawmakers advance cyber legislation (GCN) The Senate’s 2022 defense authorization bill and a number of House measures are addressing cyber authorities, domestic microelectronics manufacture, supply chain security and raising cyber awareness among the public.
Senate defense policy bill looks to bolster DoD information warfare (Defense News) The Senate Armed Services Committee finalized its version of the National Defense Authorization Act with several provisions dedicated to trying to improve cyberspace activities, information operations and electronic warfare.
DHS Pipes Up Again: Issues Second Directive On Pipeline Security (JD Supra) On July 20, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (“TSA”) announced the issuance of a second Security...
'Software Bill of Materials' — Not just good for security, good for business (TheHill) Tech and software companies should embrace a software ingredient list now, rather than resist or wait for the inevitable regulation.
The Cybersecurity 202: Cyber experts give Biden top marks at six months (Washington Post) At his six-month mark in office, President Biden is making the right moves to ensure the United States is safer in cyberspace, according to an overwhelming majority of cybersecurity experts we polled.
Connecticut Expands Data Breach Notification Law, Changes Effective October 1, 2021 (The National Law Review) In addition to recently passing a&nbsp;cybersecurity safe harbor law, Connecticut also updated its&nbsp;data breach notification law. Connecticut joins&nbsp;Texas&nbsp;in passing changes to breach not