More Dangerous Than TikTok: State Legislators Make Prohibiting Risky Chinese Tech A Priority in 2023

There has been growing awareness over that past few years that states are vulnerable to intrusion by the Chinese government, starting with China Tech Threat’s 2020 report, Stealing From the States: China’s Power Play in IT Contracts.  A March 2022 report by cybersecurity firm Mandiant exposed that at least six states were hacked by the Chinese government – six that we know of. And this past July, the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center issued a notice warning of China’s aggressive campaign to exert influence at the state and local levels. The notice provided specific detail on China’s strategy to collect personal information on state and local leaders and their associates.Fortunately, 2022 was a pivotal year as several states… Read More