For decades Xinhua has been an unavoidable presence in China. It has a monopoly on official news and the regulatory power to complicate life for other media outfits. But as China has grown in wealth and international stature, Beijing has tired of feeling overlooked or maligned by the Western press. So Xinhua’s role has been redefined, as a means for China to wield soft power abroad.
Given that a great deal of erroneous and false information has recently appeared in the media, Amesys wishes to make the following clarifications. Amesys signed a contract with the Libyan authorities in 2007. The relevant hardware was delivered in 2008. The contract was related to the making available of analysis hardware concerning a small fraction of the Internet lines installed at that time (a few thousand).
Source: Pakistan Cyber Warrior
Pakistan’s military will create a cyber warfare school to help combat growing Internet attacks from India, Israel an official said on Wednesday.
Drew Conway interview on how data science intersects with research and the social sciences.
Source: Verizon Security Blog
With the support of the U.S. Secret Service and the Dutch High Tech Crime Unit, Verizon examined about 800 new data compromise incidents.
Source: The Atlantic
While the U.S. State Department spends millions of dollars helping people in the Middle East circumvent Web censorship, a handful of California companies are providing autocratic Middle East regimes with the technology to censor the Web, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Source: Humanitarian Practice Network
Since the publication of the first edition of Good Practice Review 8 on Operational Security Management in Violent Environments a decade ago, the global security environment has changed significantly. New conflict contexts have created new sources of threat to international humanitarian action.
The Globe and Mail covered the latest Citizen Lab report, Shadows in the Cloud.
Source: Outlook India
Days after Outlook’s expose on illegal phone-tapping, a few senior intelligence officials agreed to speak to us on how the tapping raj actually works.
Nart Villeneuve and Ron Deibert are interviewed in a video regarding “the tensions now involved in doing business with China.”