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Huawei and Russia: A Strategic Partnership

On November 18, 2019, Posted by , In Europe,Uncategorized, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

In recent months, Russia has been working with Chinese tech company Huawei to bolster its economy and infrastructure. Huawei has been able to leverage its joint venture with Russia to bolster their research and company goals. Huawei’s and Russia’s partnership is mutually beneficial, as Russia does not currently have a…

Russia and India: An Unlikely Collaboration

On November 2, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Russia and India: An Unlikely Collaboration

Russia has a long history of cooperation and coalescence with India. Within the last three years, there has been several developments between to the countries with the goal of creating economic and defensive growth. While relations between the two countries has not always been smooth, Russia still considers India one…

To Preserve National Security, U.S. Should Support Budapest Convention

On October 25, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on To Preserve National Security, U.S. Should Support Budapest Convention

Based on the rules Russia has proposed that oppose the Budapest Convention, the United States should continue to support the international collaboration within the Budapest Convention. The United States currently is involved in maintaining the balance between upholding its own cybersecurity laws and helping other countries uphold theirs. By keeping…

Russia Proposes Changes to International Internet Laws

On October 7, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Russia Proposes Changes to International Internet Laws

The current laws of cybersecurity are contained in a document known as the Convention on Cybercrime, also called the Budapest Convention. A couple of the main points in the Convention are that cybercrime can be an international concern, as opposed to being a concern on a country-by-country basis. This means…

FaceApp’s Russian Connection: Is it Actually Dangerous?

On August 10, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,, , With Comments Off on FaceApp’s Russian Connection: Is it Actually Dangerous?

By Izatt Folkman FaceApp recently came back into vogue after going viral for the first time in 2017. FaceApp uses AI to alter a person’s face with various filters (Giancaspro). This time around, however, many people began to realize that FaceApp was collecting metadata on all of the pictures they…