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US Faces Ongoing Cyber Espionage

By February 13, 2013May 11th, 2021Blog

Per a recently released national security document, the US is under cyber-attack, and has been for several years now.

The document says that allegedly, China is the number one cyberthreat in the National Intelligence estimates. According to the Washington Post, China has been hitting the US boundaries hard to steal business data that could potentially help the country rise in the rankings economically.

In the past five years, China has been focusing many of their efforts in the areas of technology and aerospace. This has only intensified the charged battle between the US and China, though neither side will admit to targeting the other.

However, China isn’t the only country trying to access business data. Russia, Israel, and France also all have cyber-espionage campaigns aimed other countries, including the US and each other. The attacks from China are simply more frequent.

A full report on the kind of threat China poses has been requested by the White House and should be available in the upcoming months. For now, make sure your business is well-protected, your data is backed up, and that you’re prepared for the worst-case scenario.

Jason Manteiga

Jason J. Manteiga, Vice President of Olmec Systems, has been part of the company for over the past 20 years. He believes that having a great work environment and supportive team, is the ultimate key to success. Since being in the IT realm for over 25 years, Jason, along with Olmec Systems, has been on the Inc. 5000 “List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies” and Channel Futures MSP 501 “Top Managed Service Providers in North America,” along with other awards and nominations. Jason earned his Bachelor Degree in Information Systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He also holds certifications in Microsoft MCSE, VMWare VCP, and Cisco CCNA. In his spare time, Jason is a contributor for The Center for Social & Legal Research (Privacy Exchange) and a member of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. His hobbies include cycling and kayaking. He currently lives in New Jersey with his wife, two daughters and son.