The Chinese MSS Is Attacking Us with Our Own Tools

NextGov: Despite spending more than $120 billion a year on security products and services, adversaries are still moving faster than our organizations and institutions while using the tools we’ve built against us. For some time now the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has released in-depth analysis on key vulnerabilities, but with attacks increasing, cybersecurity programs can hardly keep up and the impacts are becoming more severe every day.

The good news is that investments to protect our core digital assets—perimeter security, encryption and stronger authentication—are reducing the level of overall incidents across the government and commercial enterprises.

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