October 16, 2019
Russia, China pose different kinds of cyber threats, recent security assessments find
A series of national security assessments publicly provided over the past two weeks offer a consensus view on the foremost cybersecurity threats from Russian and China, while describing two distinct adversaries requiring different defensive measures.
“China remains the most active strategic competitor responsible for cyber espionage against the U.S. government, corporations, and allies,” said Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in prepared remarks before the Senate Intelligence Committee. “Moscow is now staging cyber attack assets to allow it to...