Phil Muncaster

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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.

A rare glimpse inside the Chinese cybercrime underground

Cybercrime

A rare glimpse inside the Chinese cybercrime underground

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

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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.

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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

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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

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Finance

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

We take a look at the Chinese governmental move on cryptocurrencies

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Security

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

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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

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Encryption

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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Cybercrime

What does Chinese legislation of 1st June mean for foreign firms?

A look at the introduction of China's new Cybersecurity Law, which comes into effect today

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Cybercrime

Why WannaCry might make Microsoft cry in China

China’s reliance on illegitimate software means it was hit even harder than the west

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