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Chinese hackers are targeting US infrastructure, FBI chief says

February 5, 2024

Chinese government hackers are busily targeting water treatment plants, the electrical grid, transportation systems and other critical infrastructure inside the United States, FBI Director Chris Wray told House lawmakers on…

AI companies will need to start reporting their safety tests to the US government

February 5, 2024

The Biden administration will start implementing a new requirement for the developers of major artificial intelligence systems to disclose their safety test results to the government.

China Is Targeting U.S. Infrastructure and Could ‘Wreak Chaos,’ F.B.I. Says

February 5, 2024

Christopher A. Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, warned on Wednesday that China was ramping up an extensive hacking operation geared at taking down the United States’ power…

Vietnam, Philippines seal deals on South China Sea security

February 5, 2024

Vietnam and the Philippines agreed on Tuesday to boost cooperation between their coastguards and to prevent untoward incidents in the South China Sea, in an announcement during a state visit…

The New (Old) Defense Industrial Strategy – The Challenge of Doing More with Less

February 5, 2024

The Defense Department’s recently released National Defense Industrial Strategy offers a strong set of recommendations, drawing heavily on strategies past, in an effort to shape a more robust set of industrial capabilities…

Army Eyes Privatized Barracks as It Struggles to Find a Solution to Poor Living Conditions for Soldiers

February 5, 2024

The Army is hoping privatization can fix the myriad quality-of-life issues facing its barracks, at least partly because it has few other ideas.

Members of the US Naval Institute say military branch is not ‘adequately’ prepared for a cyberwar

February 5, 2024

Association members of the U.S. Naval Institute, believe that the military branch is trailing behind China’s advances in cyberspace operations, and if action is not taken, the branch will have “a…

Mideast waters challenge unmanned vessels, says US Navy leader

February 5, 2024

Operational and environmental challenges in Middle Eastern waters are hindering the pace of innovation around unmanned surface vessels, according to the chief of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command.

Exclusive: US disabled Chinese hacking network targeting critical infrastructure

February 5, 2024

The U.S. government in recent months launched an operation to fight a pervasive Chinese hacking operation that compromised thousands of internet-connected devices, two Western security officials and a person familiar…