The Diplomat’s Franz-Stefan Gady talks to Andrea and Mauro Gill about their recently published paper in the academic journal International Security titled “Why China Has Not Caught Up Yet,” whish outlines how the complexity of modern military technology has significantly reduced the advantage of industrial espionage and reverse engineering. Imitating modern weapons systems is a lot […]

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: Facebook pivots to privacy. This Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a 3,200 word post outlining Facebook’s new privacy framework. Zuckerberg committed to establishing end-to-end encrypted messages, building interoperability across Facebook’s many platforms, and ensuring secure data storage. […]

As European countries grapple with their decision to integrate telecoms equipment maker Huawei into their 5G infrastructure, the Chinese company has gone out of its way to reassure government officials that concerns of a national security risk are unwarranted. This week, the company opened a cyber security center in Brussels, inviting customers and governments to test the company’s source […]

When US President Donald Trump and other senior White House officials earlier bragged that “all options are on the table” for Washington’s regime change objective in Venezuela, it has to be assumed now that one of those options included a devastating cyber sabotage of the country’s power infrastructure. For its part, the government of President Nicolas Maduro is convinced that the US […]

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leaders Julius Malema, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi and Floyd Shivambu during the party’s manifesto launch at the Giant Stadium on February 02, 2019 in Soshanguve, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sunday Times / Simphiwe Nkwali)

By Ravi Joshi The recent events, post-Pulwama attack, have amply demonstrated the limited utility of launching a conventional war with Pakistan. While Pakistan has been carrying out a low intensity conflict with India for almost three decades in varying degrees with devastating effect, our inability to counter its policy of inflicting ‘a thousand cuts’ has […]

Founder and CEO of @RISK Technologies, Inc, Sean O’ Brien, an active consultant working with Fortune 500 companies nationwide, delivered a telling presentation that outlined the confusing world of cyber warfare during a luncheon held Wednesday afternoon at the Isaac Jackson Hotel/1863 Bistro, sponsored by Mountaineer Insurance Services, Inc. of Elkins. O’Brien opened the presentation […]

“Don’t risk it all until it is too late.” This is a warning from cyber security expert Michiel Bekker. He discussed the topic of cyber security with this publication after a Mpumalanga-based woman had lost thousands due to hacking. The source of this information was a public Facebook post that had since been deleted. The post did […]

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