Cyber defense and China relations under review

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 5:47pm EST

Dmitri Alperovitch, Vice President of Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee

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China hijacked the world's Internet traffic for 15 minutes in April. The country was able to access data from the U.S. military, civilian organizations and other U.S. allies, according to a report from the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

In the wake of the increasingly sophisticated nature of malicious computer activity from China, Dmitri Alperovitch, the vice president of Global Threat Intelligence at security firm McAfee, joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the status of cybersecurity relations between the U.S. and China.

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