21 Oct 2020

Sweden Bans Huawei, ZTE From 5G, Calls China Biggest Threat

Sweden announced plans to ban Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE from 5G networks on Tuesday, citing national security and calling China one of the country’s biggest threats. Four of Sweden’s major wireless carriers will be barred from bidding for frequencies in an upcoming spectrum auction as the new 5G

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01 Jul 2020

US designates China’s Huawei and ZTE as national security threats

Yesterday, the US Federal Communications Commission officially declared Huawei Technologies Company and ZTE Corporation as national security threats, claiming they are a risk to the integrity of the US communications networks and supply chain. The orders designating the two companies as national security threats also state that the companies’ affiliates,

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12 Jul 2018

ZTE signs agreement with US Commerce Dept for future lifting of ban

ZTE Corp has signed an agreement with the U.S. government, providing for the end of its ban once it has deposited $400 million in an escrow account. ZTE has been banned from buying certain American electronics parts for the past three months, effectively ending its operations in the country. The

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20 Jun 2018

Securing the Federal Cybersecurity Supply Chain

A new bipartisan bill would require federal agencies to conduct more extensive and thorough background checks on contractors’ and suppliers’ cyber security supply chains. The current system is described as “extremely complex,” but “ill-equipped” to deal with twice and three-times removed security risks like those in the recent Kaspersky and

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