Tag: national security

  • A look back at the Israeli cyber security industry in 2018

    Yoav Leitersdorf Contributor Ofer Schreiber is a partner at YL Ventures. More posts by this contributor The state of Israel’s cybersecurity market Trends in Israel’s cybersecurity investments 2018 saw a spate of major cyber attacks including the hacks of British Airways, Facebook and Marriott. Despite growing emphasis on and awareness of cyber threats, large organizations […]

  • Trump Signals He Favors Less Confrontation With China on Tech

    President Donald Trump signaled he may take a less confrontational path toward curbing Chinese investments in sensitive American technologies, potentially relying on a U.S. committee that scrutinizes foreign acquisitions for national security risks. Trump made remarks Tuesday at the White House that appeared to align with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s approach, in an internal administration […]

  • Sprint-T-Mobile Deal Faces Tough Path Through Trump’s Washington

    A T-Mobile US Inc. was firmly rebuffed by antitrust officials in Washington four years ago. Winning them over this time won’t be easy, even with a new administration in power. The deal would combine two of the four biggest wireless carriers in the U.S., setting the stage for an in-depth investigation by the Justice Department […]

  • Broadcom Is on Course to Win Majority of Qualcomm Board Seats

    Broadcom Ltd. is on course to win all six of the seats it’s seeking on Qualcomm Inc.’s board, giving it a majority to push forward with its hostile takeover even as a U.S. government panel forced a delay of the final tally amid concerns about the deal’s threats to national security. Based on a count […]

  • Scaramucci Says He Fears John Kelly Will Thwart SkyBridge Sale

    Former Read more: Hicks’s exit widens Trump staff tumult Scaramucci’s fury with Trump’s chief of staff has been well-known since his dismissal on Kelly’s first day managing the White House. Scaramucci lost the job less than two weeks after he had been hired, largely over a tirade against then-chief strategist Steve Bannon. Now Scaramucci is […]

  • Worldwide Threats Briefing: 5 Takeaways, From Russia to China

    On Tuesday, the heads of the NSA, CIA, FBI, and ODNI—America's intelligence community brain trust—gathered before members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to discuss various worldwide threats. And while most of the topics were familiar, the hearing also included a few revelatory moments, insights into fears that were either detailed or confirmed. The […]