Taiwan is a model of Internet governance: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a model worth emulating for its cyber defense and anti-hacking capabilities, American Institute in Taiwan Director Brent Christensen said Friday (July 5). Spe...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 3 The Chicago Tribune on the two deaths that one family hopes will spark...

China's technology tactics irk its trading partners

BEIJING (AP) — For four decades, Beijing has cajoled or pressured foreign companies to hand over technology. And its trading partners say if that didn't work, China stole what it wanted. ...

Insider Q&A: Business Roundtable executive on data privacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Denise Zheng is vice president at the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of major U.S. companies, where she oversees the technology and internet innovation committee. Her pr...

Taiwan military holds first ever simulated 'anti-fake news' exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese military forces began the computer simulation phase of the 35th Han Kuang (漢光35號) exercises on Monday, April 22. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) an...

US steps up winter-warfare training as global threat shifts

MARINE MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING CENTER, Calif. (AP) — Hunkered down behind a wall of snow, two U.S. Marines melt slush to make drinking water after spending the night digging out a defensive position...

Two ways China could paralyze Taiwan with cyberattacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The two ways China could launch a cyberattack against Taiwan include the cutting of undersea cables and the redirection of Taiwan's root domain, according to a report by a ...

Germany detains Bundeswehr employee for spying for Iran

German federal prosecutors on Tuesday said an employee of the German army had been held on suspicion of spying for the Iranian intelligence service. The prosecutor's office said in a statement th...

Political risk consultants say US-China relations one of top risks for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political risk consultancy firm Eurasia Group has published its “Top Risks for 2019” report, which lists U.S.-China tensions as one of the biggest harbingers o...

After report on Huawei's 'Trojan Horse,' Taiwan retains ban on China-made gear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to a report by the National Interest referring to Huawei's products in Taiwan as a "Trojan Horse," the National Communications Commission (NCC) said t...

Four alarming indications from Taiwan's nine-in-one elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The results of Saturday's local elections have been announced, and they were far worse than a simple electoral defeat for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). ...

China's 'troll factory' targeting Taiwan with disinformation prior to election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A local media outlet reported yesterday (Nov. 5) that China has its own "troll factory," which specializes in training its media and setting up accounts on Weibo, Fac...

Russian held as agent studied US groups' cyberdefenses

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year before federal prosecutors accused Maria Butina of operating as a secret agent for the Russian government, she was a graduate student at American University working on a sensi...

Russia tried to hack OPCW, says Netherlands

Dutch authorities thwarted an attempted Russian hacking attack on the United Nations chemical weapons watchdog, the Dutch defense minister announced on Thursday. Four Russian GRU agents were expelled...

China influencing US midterms, using CNN, social networks to help Dems: Guo Wengui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China may be in the midst of a cyber-campaign to manipulate the U.S. midterm elections, according to well-known Chinese exile Guo Wengui (郭文貴), and recent statements from...