Phil Muncaster


Phil Muncaster has been writing about technology since joining IT Week as a reporter in 2005. After leaving his post as news editor of online site V3 in 2012, Phil spent over two years covering the Asian tech scene from his base in Hong Kong. Now back in London, he always has one eye on what's happening out East.

New cyber security laws could put further strain on foreign companies in China


New cyber security laws could put further strain on foreign companies in China

Amidst the ongoing US-China trade war, new Chinese laws may expose foreign firms to even more cyber security (and censorship) risks.

A rare glimpse inside the Chinese cybercrime underground


A rare glimpse inside the Chinese cybercrime underground

How much impact does the Chinese hacking community have on Western firms?


Business Management

How a Washington crackdown on Huawei could backfire for everyone

Acting tough on Chinese firms might seem like a good idea to the Trump administration, but it could come back to bite the US tech industry in the long-term.


Manufacturing and Process Management

Could Huawei smartphone deal fail spell full-blown Sino-US trade war?

Apple and China tech news stories could have wider implications, not just for IT buyers, but the global economy


Threat and Vulnerability Management

Why does China spot security vulnerabilities quicker than the US?

Hackers could have a head start on researching exploits that US firms have not yet caught wind of



China's cryptocurrency clampdown: what next for digital-first businesses?

We take a look at the Chinese governmental move on cryptocurrencies



How will China's GDPR-like Cybersecurity Law impact business?

China’s new Cybersecurity Law (CSL) may overlap with GDPR, but could still deliver the opposite effect from the intended one


Regulatory Compliance

US and China IP theft battle could hit Silicon Valley

Worrying times for Silicon Valley as US and China square off over IP theft



China's quantum space race adds to fraught Sino-US relations

China’s quantum satellite network plans take a great leap forward


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Our in-house analyst and editorial team create a range of insights for the global B2B technology community. These look at the latest IT trends and other zeitgeist topics.



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