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White House executive order sets path for ban on Huawei

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday intended to prevent U.S. companies from conducting business with the Chinese-based tech giant.

In issuing 5G recommendations, E.U. spurns U.S. hardline on Huawei

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Compared to the U.S. hardline on Huawei, the E.U. is taking a middle-of-the-road approach to 5G security.

Astronomical costs, geopolitical headaches: Telecom fraud is too big to ignore, report says

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The illicit activities cost companies and consumers about $33 billion per year, according to Europol and Trend Micro.

Think of satellites as big, vulnerable IoT devices, researcher says

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Bill Malik of Trend Micro is calling on manufacturers to think of satellites in similar terms as any other connected device. The risks, though, involve objects moving at 16,000 to 18,000 miles an hour.

For foreign hackers, 2018 was all about subtlety, CrowdStrike says

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Russian hackers need just 19 minutes to move through breached networks, the cybersecurity company said.

Poland arrests Huawei executive, former security official for alleged espionage

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The arrests came amid ongoing efforts by the U.S. and its allies to limit the use of technology manufactured by firms with ties to Beijing over espionage concerns.

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