Del Toro sounds alarm to defense industry on Chinese spying

By Audrey Decker / October 25, 2022 at 12:32 PM
Following recent Justice Department charges against alleged Chinese spies, Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro today cautioned the U.S. defense industry to be "very protective" of company data and to perform due diligence to thwart adversaries trying to steal sensitive technological information. “Do everything that you can afford to do within your own companies to protect that data, to protect it electronically, but also physically,” Del Toro said. “We are really challenged in this country by what China has done.” On...

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