Australia and US collaborate on 5G/Open RAN

Our governments and likeminded partners are focused on harnessing critical and emerging tech The Australian Department of Home Affairs and the U.S. Department of Commerce, as represented by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), issue the following joint statement following today’s meeting between Minister for Home Affairs Clare O’Neil,…

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TSMC’s critical role in the global semiconductor supply chain

The rising tension around Taiwan highlights the strategic importance of TSMC Following the news of raising tension between the US and China because of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recent visit to Taiwan. Josep Bori, Research Director in the Thematic team at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers…

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Mitigating threats posed by Russian state-sponsored cyber actors’

All organizations should take action to enable, enforce, and properly configure MFA . The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a joint cybersecurity advisory today with technical details, mitigations, and resources regarding previously demonstrated ability of Russian state-sponsored cyber actors to gain…

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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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