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China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

The use of home-made servers in Beijing’s national banks may prevent inclusion of hidden backdoors that facilitate intelligence gathering by the US National Security Agency, according to expert in the US-China relations, RIA Novosti reports. Chinese government institutions, including the […]


Cyber failures spark search for new security approach

Cyber failures spark search for new security approach

With cybersecurity’s most glaring failures in the limelight, many experts say it’s time for a new approach. In recent weeks, the security community has been rocked by news of a massive breach at online giant eBay affecting as many as […]


Russia-China defense cooperation major factor for world security

Russia-China defense cooperation major factor for world security

Cooperation of Russia’s and China’s defense ministries is an important factor for security in the region and the whole world, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after talks with China’s President Xi Jinping. “As far as military-technical cooperation contacts and contacts […]


China bans Win 8; accuses US of hypocrisy as cyber row grows

China bans Win 8; accuses US of hypocrisy as cyber row grows

Beijing summoned the US ambassador and accused Washington of double standards Tuesday as a diplomatic row escalated over the unprecedented indictment of five Chinese military officers for cyber-espionage. The world’s top two economies have long been at loggerheads over hacking […]


China hosts Asia security forum with wary neighbours

China hosts Asia security forum with wary neighbours

China hosts a little-known Asian regional forum on security on Wednesday keen to raise the event’s profile and show willingness to work with neighbours, despite recent disputes over maritime territory. Chinese President Xi Jinping will present his vision of foreign […]


NSA row sparks rush for encrypted email

NSA row sparks rush for encrypted email

A new push to encrypt email, keeping messages free from government snooping, is gaining momentum. One new email service promising “end-to-end” encryption launched on Friday, and others are being developed while major services such as Google Gmail and Yahoo Mail […]


‘Apps on a map’ link the command post, mounted, dismounted Soldiers

‘Apps on a map’ link the command post, mounted, dismounted Soldiers

Today’s consumers enjoy both a common look and feel and interoperability between their computers, tablets and smartphones. Through recent advances in the Common Operating Environment, known as the COE, the Army is well on its way to providing these same […]


NATO websites targeted in attack claimed by Ukrainian hackers

NATO websites targeted in attack claimed by Ukrainian hackers

NATO said several of its websites were targeted in a “significant” cyber attack on Saturday that was claimed by Ukrainian hackers in what appeared to be the latest bout of virtual warfare linked to the country’s crisis. Spokeswoman for the […]


Quantum physics secures new cryptography scheme

Quantum physics secures new cryptography scheme

The way we secure digital transactions could soon change. An international team has demonstrated a form of quantum cryptography that can protect people doing business with others they may not know or trust – a situation encountered often on the […]


 
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