Pace University forensics expert on China and cybercrime (exclusive video)

Pace University forensics expert on China and cybercrime (exclusive video)

Summary: Is China a threat when it comes to intellectual property theft and cybercrime? Forensics expert Dr. Darren Hayes says "yes" in this fascinating interview.


As many of you know, I've been very concerned about the Chinese situation. I consider China a "frenemy" and have gone on record at the National Defense University as saying China may be one of America's greatest strategic problems in the coming century.

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I recently had the opportunity to speak with Professor Darren Hayes, CIS Program Chair & Lecturer. Seidenberg School of CSIS at Pace University. He shares many of my concerns about China, particular about how China appears to not only be practicing penetration attempts against US interests, but also is actively involved in stealing proprietary US intellectual property.

I invite you to watch this fascinating and wide-ranging discussion. Show notes are below the video.

Show notes

Darren mentioned a number of resources and articles in the interview. Here are links to those resources:

Topic: China


David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.

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  • Pace University forensics expert on China and cybercrime (exclusive video)

    Thank you David for another great informative interview.
  • China stealing technology.

    No hock Sherlock, I guess no one has ever noticed this before.
  • WOW!

    And I guess the US government is just so lily-white and does no cyber-spying or bad stuff like that too?
    I am so amazed.
  • Speculation

    The evidence you present is indirect and sloppy David. Maybe you should get some harder information before I would take what you say too seriously.
    No doubt there is cyber-spy work on both sides but then so what do you expect and what do you propose the US do about it?
  • Great interview!

    Some great topics were brought up, but David I really doubt a nation backed team of highly skilled computer gurus would have their goals set to extradite Nestle's secret chocolate recipes... just saying.
    Towering Pine
  • dll File Computer Forensics

    Great interview. FTK malware analysis Cerberus is great!
    Computer Forensics
  • Ah, but Napoleon said...

    "You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war." I'm sure the US has earned much from the Chinese hackers.I