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Taiwan faces highest number of cyberattacks globally: Cybersecurity report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan saw an average of 1,509 cyberattacks per week during the first three quarters of 2023, according to a report released by Check Point, an international cybersecurity...

Digital affairs minister highlights Taiwan's resilience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Deputy Minister of Digital Affairs Herming Chiueh (闕河鳴) highlighted the nation's accomplishments in digital resilience in a meeting with Rasa Juknevicie...

Taiwan Cybersecurity Resiliency Act introduced in US Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representatives Mike Gallagher and Chrissy Houlahan and Senators Jacky and Mike Rounds introduced the Taiwan Cybersecurity Resiliency Act in both the House of Representati...

Listed companies in Taiwan face NT$5 million fine for not disclosing cyberattacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Listed companies in Taiwan will be subject to a fine of up to NT$5 million (US$162,111) if they fail to disclose major cybersecurity events, the financial regulator said o...

President meets with award-winning Taiwan cybersecurity businesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (Feb. 3) pledged more support for cybersecurity industries in a meeting with representatives of IT businesses recognized at the 2022...

Jordan Forssman talks cybersecurity, Web3 potential on Startup Island TAIWAN podcast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the dawn of the Web3 era, Taiwan is in a unique place to take advantage of rapid developments in digital finance and blockchain, said Jordan Forssman, COO of Taipei-bas...

Taiwan’s government agencies badly in need of cybersecurity experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Government agencies at both the central and local levels in Taiwan are facing an acute labor shortage in the information security sector. The Cyber Security Management ...

Taiwan CYBERSEC 2020 opens with 250 exhibitors from around world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The two-day CYBERSEC 2020 conference opened on Tuesday (Aug. 11) at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, gathering over 250 cybersecurity companies from around the world to s...

Taiwan government database leaked on dark web

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was reported on Friday (May 29) that a government database of more than 20 million Taiwanese citizens was leaked on the dark web. According to researchers at Cyble I...

US defense bill signed by Trump aimed at countering China's influence in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA), which was signed into law by President Donald Trump at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Friday (Dec. 2...

Congressional defense bill calls for creation of US-Taiwan cybersecurity task force

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House and Senate on Monday (Dec. 9) reached an agreement on the final version of the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which proposes the est...