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“The threat of Chinese cyberwarriors against UK business cannot be ignored” said top military expert in London.

Europe Security News. Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng hosts the ministry s second regular press conference in Beijing, May 25, 2011. Photo Credit China Daily, mod.gov.cn

January 26th – International information security expert Lieutenant Colonel (Ret’d) William Hagestad II is today warning British businesses could fall victim to cyberattacks from mainland China unless they improve their firewalls and cybersecurity.

Speaking at the conference Cyber Defence & Network Security 2012 in London, the Retired Lt Colonel said: “The threat of Chinese cyberwarfare cannot be ignored,” and Hagestad continued “China is using and will continue to use state-sponsored cyberwarfare to promote the nation’s own imperialistic national interests. The United States has been a target for Chinese cyberterrorists and the United Kingdom as a long-term American ally, will be next in the sights of the Chinese cyber warriors. The UK business community will be a likely target because of the role businesses play in supporting the country’s economy. Businesses should be putting proper measures in place to protect…READ MORE HERE