Taiwan’s civil service system reports data breach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s civil service system reported an information security breach incident on Monday (June 24), with the personal information of at least 240,000 civil servants ...

Taiwan, EU establish high-level dialogue on digital economy

Brussels (CNA) - Taiwan's cooperation with the European Union (EU) entered a new chapter earlier this week when the first ever Taiwan-EU Dialogue on Digital Economy (DDE) was held in Brussels, the...

Taiwan to send EU delegation for talks about digital economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the National Development Council (NDC) Chen Mei-ling (陳美伶) will lead a cross-ministry delegation to Europe in early June to discuss the digital economy with Eu...

AI research platform powered by supercomputer Taiwania 2 to launch in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Artificial intelligence platform Taiwan Computing Cloud (TWCC) is set to officially commence services for academic and research projects in June, according to the National Cen...

Kaohsiung city councilor 'benches' Mayor Han for 50 minutes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Power Party Kaohsiung City Councilor Huang Jie (黃捷) on Wednesday (May 15) chose to bypass Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) during a question and answer session at the city ...

China's Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy agreement'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Huawei’s chairman told reporters via an interpreter in London on Tuesday (May 14) the Chinese company would be willing to sign a “no-spy agreement” with ...

President Tsai pledges to make Taiwan a reliable digital nation, attract investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 300 exhibitors from 50 countries will showcase the latest information security products and solutions at the international security exposition, secutech, in Taip...

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news?

Recently, fake campaign posters were put up outside a Green party office in the Bavarian town of Donauwörth. One poster ominously stated: "Death to all white German men." The fake posters ha...

Nations eye threat of China's Huawei at 5G Security Conference in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 5G Security Conference in Prague kicked off on Thursday, May 2 in the capital of the Czech Republic, bringing together representatives from 32 countries to discuss sec...

Campaigns grapple with how to manage cybersecurity in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — While candidates were focused on campaigning in 2016, Russians were carrying out a devastating cyber-operation that changed the landscape of American politics, with aftershocks conti...

Former DHS head took up cyber despite White House aversion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House official told Kirstjen Nielsen, then Homeland Security secretary, not to bring up election security with President Donald Trump, steering her away from discussing a...

Taiwanese hackers win seed tournament, qualify for DEFCON CTF 2019 finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world famous DEFCON conference and Capture The Flag (CTF) hacking competition is scheduled this year for Aug. 8-11, and the Hackers in Taiwan Conference (HITCON) is pr...

China's spreading influence in Eastern Europe worries West

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Coal-powered plants, mobile networks, major bridges, roads and railways: Chinese investments have been booming throughout Central and Eastern Europe's cash-strapped developing ...

China accuses US of 'double standard' over Huawei claims

BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.S. is using a double standard in claiming Chinese law requires telecoms giant Huawei to violate other countries' information security. The spokesman f...

Taiwan needs to take cyber-security seriously at the highest level

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The escalation in hostility towards Taiwan from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been well reported, but the focus of much of the coverage has been on the possibility o...