Trump says March 1 deadline for China trade talks not 'magical' date

UK security chiefs: Huawei risk in 5G can be contained

The recommendation from the National Cyber Security Centre is said to have come after a review of "5G" mobile technology and the potential risks it poses.

A major United Kingdom security body has suggested any potential risk posed by Huawei's 5G infrastructure would be manageable, according to the Financial Times yesterday.

Growing U.S. pressure on allies to shun Huawei Technologies Ltd., China's first global tech brand, increasingly threatens its access to global markets for next-generation telecoms technology.

USA government agencies are officially banned from using Huawei and ZTE equipment via an executive order passed in August 2018, and several other countries, including Australia and New Zealand, followed suit. The Trump administration has issued multiple concerns over the Chinese giant, and possible surveillance being carried out on behalf of its home government - allegations Huawei continues to deny.

What are the security concerns over Huawei?

Wark pointed to Huawei's history of fostering technological innovation in Canada and supplying quality gear to major telecommunications providers as reasons to assess the security risks on rational, technical grounds.

Alex Younger, head of MI6, the United Kingdom secret intelligence service, also indicated that Britain would not ban Huawei. Last month Meng, who is the daughter of the Huawei founder, was charged with wire fraud that violated USA sanctions on Iran.

Hannigan argued that British security officials had never found evidence of Huawei involvement in Chinese state-sponsored cyberespionage, and that political fashion or trade wars should not eclipse rational assessment of risk.

"China has not and will not require companies or individuals to collect or provide foreign countries' information for the Chinese government by installing backdoors or other actions that violate local laws", said Geng.

Tension and speculation concerning Ottawa's coming decision on 5G have been heightened by the December arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, in Vancouver following a request from US authorities and the subsequent detention of two Canadians by China on security grounds.

Britain's National Cyber Security Centre admitted last summer that it had concerns about the engineering and security of Huawei's networks.

Related News:



Most liked

ISIS down to half a square kilometer in Syria: commander
At the height of their power in 2014, the extremists controlled almost one-third of both countries. He said that SDF fighters were able to liberate 10 of their colleagues that were held by ISIS.

Samsung Galaxy A50 leaked in schematics and renders
While these smartphones are doing already good, the Korean giant is now gearing up to launch yet another device in its M-series. The device is said to be equipped with 6.4-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display with Infinity-U design and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

Prince William, Prince Harry’s Royal household to be split within weeks!
We got to see her stunning Toronto home , where she went on her holidays and the craic she had on set with her Suits co-stars. Meghan Markle is back in the U.S.! It supported her handling of her father Thomas Markle.

Japan's Shinzo Abe nominated Trump for Nobel after United States request
Japanese officials did not respond to Agence France-Presse's requests for comment on Trump's claim or the newspaper report. Trump's predecessor Barack Obama controversially won the prize in 2009 in a decision that Trump derided.

Payless ShoeSource to Close All Remaining US Stores
Payless like so many other brick and mortar stores are being boxed out as more shoppers turn to online retailers like Amazon. The company also noted that it had over 3,500 stores in 40 different countries, and nearly 18,000 employees worldwide.

Nigeria's presidential candidates blame each other for surprise vote delay
"We call on all Nigerians to remain calm and support the electoral process", said a statement from EU, UN and African Union representatives.

India says two masterminds of Kashmir bombing killed in clash
Over 40 Indian paramilitary troops were killed in the attack, which has been claimed by the Jaish-e-Mohammad, a proscribed organisation.

3 on Delta flight sent to hospital after turbulence forces emergency landing
A winter-storm warning was in effect for the Lake Tahoe area through 11 p.m. Two other passengers were also injured but were treated at the scene.

Amazon will not build HQ2 in NY
There are now over 5,000 Amazon employees in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island, and we plan to continue growing these teams. In its statement , Amazon eluded to another poll that showed 70 percent of New Yorkers support their plans and investment.

Iran blames US and Israel for terror attack that killed Revolutionary Guards
The exact number of JA members is unknown, but according to some reports, it has over 500 members and followers. Predominantly Sunni, the Baluchi community claims it is oppressed by the Shiite theocracy.

Solskjaer on Alexis Sanchez: Ole issues worrying statement on Chilean forward
Sanchez earned a reprieve at half-time when Jesse Lingard was forced off in added time at the end of the first half. But in terms of morale, we were at the top.

Australian island detention camp to reopen
Labor secured the support of most of the crossbench to win the Lower House vote 75 to 74 on the first sitting day for 2019. A fishing boat carrying Vietnamese asylum seekers neared the shore of Australia's Christmas Island , taken in 1993.

Samantha Markle furious at 'looney' Clooney for defending sister Meghan
Meghan begged him in the letter to stop harassing her via the media, and ironically, he sold the letter to the press. I do want to say, they're just chasing Meghan Markle everywhere, she's been pursued and vilified .

Rich the Kid & Usher Confirmed Safe After LA Studio Robbery
According to reports made by TMZ , an armed robbery was staged at the famous Westlake Recording Studios in West Hollywood, Ca. Last year, Usher and Miguel filed for divorce after two years of marriage.

Knicks delete Durant photo from ticket pitch on website
After the trade of Kristaps Porzingis , one thing has become abundantly clear : The Knicks had better have a plan. Kevin Durant, for example, could be one of those free agents.