DSB highlights China as information espionage threat in academia

By Georgina DiNardo / October 23, 2023 at 4:34 PM
The final report of a Defense Science Board task force assigned to make recommendations to Pentagon leaders on “balancing openness and security” pertaining to academic research says China poses a “unique” threat when it comes to information espionage. The report states that while the problem of intellectual property theft does not only stem from Chinese students and researchers, the scale of the problem is also “uniquely a Chinese student population problem driven by PRC activities.” “The PRC seeks foreign technology...

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