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Lawmakers press Obama to get tough with China on cyber espionage
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2013 01:30:24 -0500 (CDT)
By Jennifer Martinez
Congressional pressure is mounting for President Obama to talk tough
this week to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on cybersecurity.
House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) is calling on Obama to
explicitly warn the Chinese president that cyberattacks waged by the
country's government and military against the U.S. "will not be
"In years past, this cyber trade war has been well down the list of
bilateral concerns to address with China. It is high time for it to jump
to the top of the list," Rogers said in a statement to The Hill.
The House Intelligence Chairman has accused China of waging a sweeping
cyber espionage campaign against American companies and the government.
Rogers has made cybersecurity, particularly cyberattacks stemming from
China, a cornerstone issue for the committee.
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