As the U.S. government increases its scrutiny of Chinese firms that manufacture telecommunications equipment, and news reports continue to highlight the communist government’s state-sponsored hacking, it is worth underscoring the various cyber threats that emanate from China.
ChinaTechThreat.com recently highlighted 10 reports from experts, think tanks and government agencies that carefully outline the scope and threat from Chinese cyberattacks and cyber theft. It is incumbent that policymakers fully understand how Chinese actors compromise American supply chains, steal intellectual property and facilitate malicious cyber activity and espionage.
LEARN MORE: We launched ChinaTechThreat.com this spring to investigate the security of Chinese-developed products and services.
As Chinese companies gain global tech market share (phones, infrastructure, servers, laptops, mobile services), the world must consider the ramifications. Many of the companies are owned or supported by the Chinese government and China’s intelligence law compels its citizens and businesses to provide unmitigated intelligence to the government.
Roslyn Layton – @RoslynLayton
John Strand – strandconsult.dk/