Improving telecomms in the Indo-Pacific region

USA, Australia, Japan, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Kiribati, and Republic of Nauru work together. Australia, Japan, and the United States are committed to working in partnership with the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Kiribati, and Nauru to improve internet connectivity to these three Pacific nations by providing funding…

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US Govt. overhauls nations’ cybersecurity strategy

Recent cybersecurity incidents such as SolarWinds and the Colonial Pipeline were a “sobering”. The recent cybersecurity attacks on US government and private enterprises have caused the government to overhaul its cybersecurity strategy, with President Biden signed an Executive Order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks. Recent…

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US restricts SMIC

Chinese chip manufacturer confused at accusations of involvement with the Chinese military Reuters claims the US Department of Commerce has “imposed further restrictions” on Chinese chip manufacturer, SMIC. According to Reuters Suppliers of certain equipment to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation 0981.HK will now have to apply for individual export licenses, according to…

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