Inside the Ring: CIA on Chinese Cyber Spying

China's President Xi Jinping

A senior CIA analyst said China is continuing to conduct aggressive cyberespionage operations against the U.S., contrary to claims by security experts who say Beijing curbed cyberattacks in the past few years.

Asia Times: CIA Analyst: Beijing Poses a Greater Threat than Russia

Chinese soldiers ride in tanks as they pass in front of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City during a military parade

A senior CIA analyst has offered a rare public glimpse into American intelligence analysis of China. Michael Collins, deputy assistant director and head of the agency’s East Asia mission center, believes more attention should be focused on China and that recent public angst about Russia is distracting America from the threat posed by China.

Inside the Ring: Military Building for Info Warfare

Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate this week that the military is taking steps to improve its capabilities for countering and conducting information warfare — the use of cyberattacks and influence operations.