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Trump administration looks to throttle Chinese surveillance companies’ business with U.S.

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The U.S. Commerce Department added eight Chinese companies to its Entity List, citing human rights abuses and surveillance against Muslim minorities.

NIST is preparing guidance on how to share .zip files in a more secure way

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Just because you compressed hundreds of files into a single folder doesn't mean that's secure. And now Sen. Ron Wyden is worried.

Former U.S. officials call for transparency in cybersecurity of 2020 census

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

The officials cite worries stemming from the seemingly never-ending stream of news about cybersecurity threats.

As defense bill approaches finish line, future of Chinese company ZTE hangs in the balance

by Ryan Duffy • 1 year ago

When the House and Senate sit down next week to iron out differences in an annual must-pass defense bill, the fate of Chinese telecom ZTE may be a key wedge issue.

Senators want Commerce to help U.S. firms ditch ZTE

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

A bipartisan trio of senators have asked the Commerce Department to clarify that U.S. companies are welcome to remove products from their networks made by ZTE.

House panel rejects call for cyberthreat report on ZTE amid possible Trump deal

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

On the heels of a reported U.S. deal with embattled Chinese telecom company ZTE, American lawmakers rejected a measure that would have directed the Department of Homeland Security to provide more information on any cybersecurity risks posed by the company.

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