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As defense bill approaches finish line, future of Chinese company ZTE hangs in the balance
When the House and Senate sit down next week to iron out differences in an annual must-pass defense bill, the fate of Chinese telecom ZTE may be a key wedge issue.
American companies protest FCC pressure on Huawei
“Ripping out and replacing” a raft of Chinese-made telecom gear won’t be easy, a group of American companies protested to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). A collective of trade groups representing smaller American service providers joined with prominent Chinese telecom Huawei in slamming the FCC’s proposal to ban American telecoms from using federal subsidies to purchase Chinese-made equipment.
U.S. poised to deny China Mobile access to American market due to spying fears
On Monday, the Trump administration moved to block a large Chinese telecommunications company from entering the U.S. market, recommending that its application be rejected on national security grounds.
Cyber CEOs urge officials to make NIST Framework a part of NAFTA talks
Ten major cybersecurity companies have written to the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to urge that alignment of cybersecurity standards should be part of NAFTA.
Chinese hacking unit spied on U.S. trade group ahead of Trump meeting, security firm claims
A group of prominent trade organizations involved in economic policy discussions with the Trump administration were the target of a digital espionage operation conducted by an elite hacking unit with ties to the Chinese government, according to new research gathered by Fidelis Cybersecurity. The news comes as President Donald Trump prepares to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time, Thursday. The hacker group at the center of Fidelis’ report is known in the security research community as APT 10 — APT, a term which stands for advanced persistent threat, is used to define a category of skilled hackers that traditionally serve governments.