The Chinese government has issued close to 300 new national standards related to cybersecurity over the past several years. These standards cover products ranging from software to routers, switches, and firewalls.
Whether you believe law enforcement is “going dark” or we are in a “golden age of surveillance,” law enforcement faces substantial challenges in identifying and accessing digital evidence that is available and important to their criminal investigations.
Trying to kill ZTE will do more harm than good, will fail in the face of Beijing’s opposition, will do nothing to improve security, and will accelerate damage to U.S. technological leadership. Other than that, it’s an appealing idea.
May 17, 2018
| James Andrew LewisJames A. Lewis, senior vice president for CSIS, testified before House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security on "Securing Americans’ Identities: The Future of the Social Security Number."
Samm Sacks, senior fellow with the Technology Policy Program, testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on "Telecommunications, Global Competitiveness, and National Security."
April 12, 2018
| James Andrew LewisAs Facebook is called to task for not preventing the Russians from using its platform against the United States, some have raised the question as to whether it is a monopoly and whether the solution to the problem is to break it up, as was done to Standard Oil or AT&T.