A U.S. Marines helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the USS Boxer during its transit through Strait of Hormuz. ASPEN, Colo. — As tensions in the Persian Gulf continued to ramp up on Friday afternoon amid news that Iran had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the head of the
The CIA is seeking a huge expansion of a law that protects the identities of undercover operatives abroad, to cover agents and even contractors working within the U.S. Critics worry it could be used to cover up malfeasance.
Earlier this year, the country of Berylia came under a coordinated cyberattack. For two days, hackers targeted the island nation’s power grid and public-safety infrastructure, while cyber experts from across Europe worked to counter the attacks. Of course, the island nation of Berylia is imaginary,
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri in the past has boosted Nokia’s more secure products and hinted Huawei’s failure would be Nokia’s ultimate gain. “Ultimately, it’s for the country” looking to purchase 5G networks “to decide, not for Nokia,” said Lindroos.
The indictment of a former researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory appears to signal a new front in the government’s crackdown on China’s efforts to get access to sensitive U.S. scientific research.
In the United States, digital criminals using everything from weaponized botnets to ransomware are attacking private industry and the government on a daily basis, increasing the demand for experts with skills in cybersecurity, intelligence and law enforcement.
Iranian intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi boasted last week, without details, that his department had uncovered nearly 300 “CIA agents” and other Western spies around the world in an ongoing mole hunt, as well as disrupting violent terror cells and anti-revolutionary groups, according to reporting
Donald Trump personally directed his advisers and contacts to help find former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s “missing” 30,000 emails, according to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
A ban on U.S. government business deals with several Chinese telecom companies, including Huawei and ZTE, is on track to be implemented by late summer, according to the Pentagon.
Amid ongoing trade talks with Beijing, President Donald Trump heralded the success of the American private sector for building 5G while warning of foreign competition, but in a marked departure for his administration made no specific mention of China.
While Julian Assange’s attorneys were concerned with the precedent the charges against him would set, former colleagues of his were not surprised by them.
At next week’s bond hearing for a Chinese woman who was arrested after gaining entry to Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s private club in Florida, a central question may be whether there’s a risk that Yujing Zhang represents a security threat, or simply a befuddled private citizen looking to network.
Amid intensifying warnings about foreign spies and criminals infiltrating new 5G networks and the military supply chain, the Pentagon has been considering publicly releasing a “black list” of companies it believes could pose risks to its weapons based on using risky suppliers.
When Jeff Bezos’s personal security consultant published a startling indictment of the National Enquirer on Saturday, alleging that the tabloid publication may have worked with Saudi Arabia to expose the Amazon CEO’s affair, there was one thing missing: any evidence for the claim.
While government officials are starting to talk more about white nationalism as a terrorist threat, the National Counterterrorism Center, the U.S. government’s nerve center for threat information, isn’t allowed to track such attacks.
According to Demers, China’s public “Made in China 2025” plan is an exact roadmap for Beijing’s spies on issues ranging from space to agriculture. “I believe economic security is national security,” he said.
A senior official at the CIA’s Korea Mission Center is leaving the agency to work for Google in Asia, according to two sources directly familiar with the matter, marking the second high-ranking employee to leave the division amid high-level talks between U.S. and North Korean officials on denuclearization
David Whelan, a lawyer who specializes in information and technology, was diving into books about Russian negotiation tactics and using Google Translate to glean clues about how his twin brother got wrapped up in what he views as a fabricated spying scandal. Meanwhile, Paul Whelan turned a year older
After the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia’s army of well-paid lobbyists stepped away from public view. Now they’re back.
A new report from Estonia's foreign intelligence service zeroes in on Russia’s ongoing ambitions in the realm of its military, overseas meddling and foreign relationships, including with world powers like China.
The former military official casted doubt that the privacy pledge would cut the government out of Facebook’s data streams.
Trump forced a senior White House official to grant Jared Kushner a security clearance. Despite outrage, the president appears to have the right to do so.
As weapons sales to Gulf countries soar, defense companies flocked to last month’s bi-annual International Defense Exhibition in Abu Dhabi.But amid the usual displays of machine guns, helicopters, and tanks, in the quieter corners of the showroom floor, purveyors of intelligence and surveillance products
China has also invested heavily in advanced technologies in recent years, while also benefiting from economic espionage and copying U.S. designs, according to U.S. officials. Speaking at the U.S.-U.A.E.