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  • [New] The United States, Britain and Australia announced they would establish a security partnership for the Indo-Pacific that will help Australia acquire U.S. nuclear-powered submarines and scrap the $40 billion French-designed submarine deal. Reuters
  • [New] The US, UK and Australia are setting up a trilateral security partnership aimed at confronting China, which will include helping Australia to build nuclear-powered submarines. The Guardian
  • [New] The priority of developing cooperation with the United States will remain, but Warsaw is increasingly looking to strengthen regional ties in security and defense with countries like Turkey and Romania. Carnegie Europe
  • [New] The security pact with the Western powers, including access to U.S. nuclear submarine technology, will be seen by Beijing, which is embroiled in a long-running trade spat with Canberra, as a threat. Reuters
  • [New] A new security arrangement between the U.S., the United Kingdom and Australia will focus on advancing cyber and other emerging technology with military capabilities. Nextgov
  • [New] The U.S., Australia and the U.K. have unveiled a new Indo-Pacific security alliance that will enable Canberra to deploy nuclear-powered submarines in a riposte to China's growing maritime power. Nikkei Asia
  • [New] The reinforced security alliance with the United States and Britain, which will include collaborations on artificial intelligence and other emerging technology, reflected the needs of a more dangerous dynamic in the Asia-Pacific region. The New York Times
  • [New] Through Phala's platform, gaming projects will have the ability to employ cloud resources with computing speeds comparable to large centralized cloud services providers like AWS and Alibaba Cloud without compromising the privacy and security of their community's private data. Phala Network
  • [New] China hit out on Thursday at a trilateral security pact between the U.S., the U.K., and Australia that will help Canberra develop nuclear submarines, calling it severely damaging to regional peace and stability. Radio Free Asia
  • [New] The new three-nation security pact - called AUKUS - will be seen by China as a bid to counter its regional influence, especially in the contested South China Sea. ABC (Australia)
  • [New] Starting today, the software giant will let consumers sign into Microsoft accounts with its Microsoft Authenticator app, Windows Hello, a security key, or an SMS / email verification code instead of a password. The Verge
  • [New] The United States is forming a new Indo-Pacific security alliance with Britain and Australia that will allow for greater sharing of defense capabilities - including helping equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines. AP News
  • [New] The United States is forming a new Indo-Pacific security alliance with Britain and Australia that will allow for greater sharing of defense capabilities, a move that could deepen a growing chasm in U.S.-China relations. Global News
  • [New] There was speculation that the British Government could be involved to support Australia secure the technology required to service nuclear submarines. - Australia's leading news site
  • [New] A third, navy-heavy theatre, called the maritime command will be responsible for the security of the Indian Ocean Region; and an island command, already functional and called the Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC), would project power into the eastern Indian Ocean. Broadsword by Ajai Shukla - Strategy. Economics. Stuff.
  • [New] IS-Libya is most active in southwestern and south-central Libya, but an escalation in militia clashes would reduce the day-to-day security operations in western Libya and could allow IS-Libya to conduct attacks in more populated areas such as Tripoli. Critical Threats
  • [New] In Somalia, a long-running political crisis surged again, risking renewed confrontation between security forces in Mogadishu and the drawing of resources away from the fight against al Shabaab. Critical Threats
  • [New] With the new Infrastructure Bill set to pass in the US Congress, an influx of money will enable organizations to strengthen, upgrade, and future-proof cybersecurity, whilst in Europe, ENISA has published guidelines for securing IoT. Bright Talk
  • [New] South Korea has announced plans to develop a micro-satellite-based reconnaissance system from 2022 to enhance its capability to detect security threats such as North Korea's mobile missile launchers. Transport Times
  • [New] BAE said that combining its experience in providing secure satellite communications with In-Space Missions' ability to build and operate satellites will help the United Kingdom to compete globally in the growing low Earth orbit market, while meeting its defence and commercial needs.
  • [New] The UK Health Security Agency is continuously reviewing COVID-19 specific Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and related social distancing measures which could safely be eased to support the ability of the NHS to manage activity levels. UK Government
  • [New] World Trade Organization rules make it harder to accomplish now; the European Union resents the implication that its exports constitute a security threat; and it does not really solve the problem, which has more to do with China than the European Union. CSIS

Last updated: 19 September 2021