China Moves Closer To Passing Controversial Cybersecurity Law

China moved closer on Monday to adopting a controversial cybersecurity law, after parliament held a second reading of the draft rules, which carry significant consequences for domestic and foreign business and threaten greater censorship. China enforces widespread controls over the internet that it has sought to codify in law, and Chinese laws often go through…

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US Still Has No Definition for Cyber Act of War

Pentagon leaders are still working to determine when, exactly, a cyber-attack against the U.S. would constitute an act of war, and when, exactly, the Defense Department would respond to a cyber-attack on civilian infrastructure, a senior Defense Department official told lawmakers on Wednesday. A cyber strike as an act of war “has not been defined,”…

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CSIS Head Says Canada Should Have Its Own Cyber-Warriors

Canada’s former top spymaster says the country’s military should have the legal authority and capability to not only defend itself, but also to go on the attack in cyberspace as well. Richard Fadden, the former director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the ex-national security adviser to prime ministers Stephen Harper and Justin Trudeau, says…

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