Stopping Chinese cyberattacks is officially now the biggest priority for US security forces


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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has shuffled its priorities to place battling the “cyber and other threats posed by the People’s Republic of China” at the top of the list, at least until the end of 2025. China has been conducting numerous cyber attacks against US infrastructure, particularly focussing on internet-facing endpoints within water facilities. The DHS also wants to focus on reducing reliance on satellites for communications, battling the risks posed by AI, stamping out supply chain vulnerabilities and prepping critical infrastructure to be resilient against climate change. A matter of national security In a statement, DHS...