Friday, March 10, 2017

The Long Game: PLA Cyber Actor & Mission

A continued review of academic work by members of the PLA revealed certain units publishing an increasing amount of papers on cyber security. One of these units was examined in detail to identify its personnel, expertise, location, facilities, and leadership. The results of this examination showed:
  • The name and location of the unit was confirmed.
  • Personnel identified as authors of computer and network security articles.
  • Increased spending on unit facilities.
Wapack Labs has reported extensively on Chinese cyber actors in the past. An archive of related reporting can be found in the Red Sky Alliance portal.