The U.S. House Intelligence Committee today released a report recommending to U.S. companies considering doing business with Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE to find "another vendor".
Additionally, the report recommends that U.S. government systems, particularly sensitive systems, exclude Huawei or ZTE equipment or component parts.
Waiting if and when Obama will issue the well-known Executive Order on cyber-security, the ANSII (Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information), the french National Agency for Cyber-security, has issued today a guide with 13 recommendations about cyber-security for enterprise and a pratical check-list.
In last weeks the Obama administration has been circulating an executive order that would bypass Congress to accomplish the President’s goals of securing the country from the risk of a computer-based attack.
From yesterday this draft document has been circulating on Internet.
After the discovery last week of the well known FinFisher software - the British-made surveillance technology - the Treasury solicitor stated in a letter that the Secretary of State for business is "actively considering the possibility of international and/or EU-level agreement to further restrictions on the export of surveillance equipment. His current view is that this is by some measure the better option".
Written at the invitation of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence by an independent ‘International Group of Experts’, the draft version of the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare is the result of a three-year effort to examine how extant international law norms apply to this ‘new’ form of warfare.