Sep 19, 2017

Singapore and Japan ink accord to strengthen cybersecurity cooperation

Singapore and Japan signed a pact on Monday to boost cybersecurity cooperation between the two countries. The memorandum of cooperation provides for the holding of regular policy dialogues between the two countries in addition to information exchanges, collaborations to enhance cybersecurity awareness, joint regional capacity-building ...

Trump taps Tom Bossert as detail man on homeland threats

/ Sep 18, 2017

Trump taps Tom Bossert as detail man on homeland threats

At nearly 6-foot-6, Tom Bossert is hard to miss. Yet he came and went through the gilded lobby at Trump Tower multiple times during the presidential transition largely unnoticed among the parade of White House job candidates headed for the elevators. A Nov. 17 video ...

/ Sep 11, 2017

Best Buy drops Kaspersky products amid Russia spying concerns

U.S. electronics retailer Best Buy has stopped selling products by leading computer security firm Kaspersky Lab amid concerns the company has links to Russian intelligence, the two companies confirmed Friday. The big box retailer, with stores across the country, did not announce the change itself ...

Jul 14, 2017

Tokyo plans cybersecurity hub to protect infrastructure during 2020 Olympics

The government said Thursday it will create a new body to oversee the protection of crucial infrastructure from cyberattacks during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020. The cybersecurity response center will compile and share information with government agencies and companies that operate crucial infrastructure ...

Japan, NATO look to expand cooperation at sea, in cyberspace

Jul 6, 2017

Japan, NATO look to expand cooperation at sea, in cyberspace

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg affirmed Thursday in Brussels that Japan and NATO should expand their existing cooperation, particularly in maritime security and cybersecurity. "By further strengthening cooperation between Japan and NATO, we must make solid the ...

China's new cybersecurity law seen hitting foreign firms hardest

May 25, 2017

China's new cybersecurity law seen hitting foreign firms hardest

Just days before China's new cybersecurity law goes into force, foreign companies are grappling with rules that could tighten what is already one of the world's most restricted technology regimes. Recent changes to the language of the law ahead of its June 1 implementation, such ...