Thursday, February 28, 2013

Cool Think Tank Event: Cyber Spies

The Center for National Policy (CNP) has just announced it will be hosting an event on March 6, 2013 titled "The Spy Who Hacked Me: America and Cyber Espionage."

Here is a description of the event:
The first two months of 2013 have seen an increase in media attention surrounding cyber attacks and cyber espionage incidents targeting major US banks and businesses. As a follow on to incidents including DDoS attacks on US banks, hackings at Facebook, Apple and Microsoft, and the recently released Mandiant APT1 cyber attack report CNP President Scott Bates will host an expert panel to discuss cyber espionage developments in the international arena.
So far, the event features:

Here is a recent Think Tank Watch post on the prevalence of cyber spying on US think tanks.

Here is what Dan Blumenthal of American Enterprise Institute (AEI) has to say about cyber spying and China.

Here is what Dean Cheng of the Heritage Foundation has to say about Chinese cyber spying.

Here is what Kenneth Lieberthal of Brookings has to say on US-China relations and cybersecurity.

As Think Tank Watch noted in a previous post, CNP recently merged with The Truman National Security Project.