Some lawmakers want a Huawei-type crackdown on Chinese rail cars

by Ben Bradford Jun 3, 2019
Critics say this isn't so much about security as it is about eliminating prospective competition.
Visitors check out a model of an Inter-City "EMU" train made by Chinese rail giant CRRC is on display at Innotrans, the railway industrys largest trade fair, in Berlin on September 19, 2018.
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China criticizes U.S. action against Huawei

by Associated Press May 16, 2019
China vowed Thursday to “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies.
A member of Huawei's reception staff walks in front of a large screen displaying the logo in the foyer of a building used for high profile customer visits and displays at the company's Bantian campus on April 12, 2019 in Shenzhen, China.
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Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano: cybersecurity is national security

by Molly Wood Apr 17, 2019
The Obama administration official says its importance is "impossible to overstate."
Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California, speaks during a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on July 29, 2015 in Washington, DC.
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Cybersecurity is still really hard. Full stop.

by Molly Wood Mar 1, 2019
But spending more doesn't always mean more protection.
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Google offers email with extra security for journalists, politicians, activists ... and you?

by Molly Wood Nov 7, 2018
What difference could it make for people with valuable info in their inbox?
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Here's how to see what you log into using Facebook

by Tony Wagner Oct 4, 2018
The latest cyberattack goes way beyond the social network itself.
Facebook's corporate headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
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The last CEO standing from the financial crisis

by Kai Ryssdal Oct 3, 2018
Cybersecurity is now the top worry of Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase.
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Who’s in charge of U.S. cybersecurity if there’s no "czar"?

by Molly Wood Jul 31, 2018
The Trump administration has "a plan for a plan" in place. What does that mean for the safety of our data?
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Could tech refuse to help Uncle Sam during war?

by Molly Wood and Shaheen Ainpour Apr 27, 2018
Some tech companies agree they won't help nations launch cyberattacks, but will they have a choice?
A US Marine with the FET (Female Engagement Team) 1st Battalion 8th Marines, Regimental Combat team II works late into the night on her laptop on her reports on November 12, 2010 in Musa Qala, Afghanistan.
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Russian cyberattack "should wake us up," former Air Force officer says

by Molly Wood, Stephanie Hughes, and Shaheen Ainpour Mar 26, 2018
Former Maj. Gen. Robert Latiff talks about the strategy behind the hacks.
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