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Everything matters. Butta More Books. Website by CJK Creative. In November , then Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a China Initiative to identify priority Chinese trade theft cases, pool FBI and Department of Justice resources to combat Chinese economic espionage, and evaluate whether additional legislative and administrative authorities would be required to protect U. In addition, U. Some of it [is] exposing their tools.
First, the United States should apply to Chinese cyber espionage the broad and coordinated model of attribution and sanctions it has developed with its intelligence partners and other allies in response to Russian cyber operations. Eight months later, U. Chinese hackers have also targeted companies in Australia, Japan, and Europe, and in response, Washington should mobilize large-scale, coordinated attribution with these same partners—especially countries such as Canada, Germany, and others victimized by Chinese commercial cyber theft—followed by concrete sanctions.
While the Trump administration has so far shown little inclination to work with allies on its China policy, and is levying tariffs on some of these potential partners, a broad coalition would frame industrial cyber espionage as not just a point of contention in the U. Second, administration officials should move past indictment to targeted sanctions on companies, universities, researchers, and individuals caught using cyberattacks to steal U.
Since there is little chance that indicted hackers will ever face a criminal trial unless they travel or are lured to countries with extradition treaties with the United States , Washington should also seek to prevent future attacks by punishing those who benefit from the thefts, especially Chinese companies that do business in the United States. The Department of Commerce, for example, recently barred the exports of U. Similar punishments should be levied for cyber espionage. Executive Order already authorizes the Treasury Department to sanction entities engaged in cyber-enabled corporate espionage.
Third, the U. Small companies and start-ups in AI, quantum, semiconductor, telecommunications, and other sectors central to Chinese technology strategies are unlikely to be aware of the threat of Chinese actors or have the resources and expertise to reduce vulnerabilities.
Counterintelligence officials should brief firms in these sectors on cybersecurity best practices, and, since most employees at small tech companies are unlikely to have security clearances, declassify information that would make the warnings more credible and actionable. The administration should not expect an easy resolution to its industrial hacking problem.
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Beijing will continue to employ industrial policies to close the technological gap with the United States, and Chinese companies and individuals will continue to have incentives to commit illicit forms of technology transfer, including cyber-enabled theft, in order to acquire new capabilities. The Council on Foreign Relations takes no institutional positions on policy issues and has no affiliation with the U.
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Snyder July 1, Asia Unbound. European Union. Backgrounder by James McBride June 27, Skip to main content. Report Introduction After a three-year hiatus, the cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property by Chinese hackers is once again a point of contention in the U. Digital and Cyberspace Update. A bimonthly newsletter featuring expert commentary from the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program on cybersecurity, digital trade, internet governance, and online privacy.
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