Czech Cyber Watchdog Alert Huawei, ZTE Products as Security Threat

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The Czech cyber regulator has advised network operators on Monday against using software or hardware created by the Chinese telecom equipment dealers of Huawei and ZTE, telling that it is creating modeled a security issue.
Huawei is considered to be the world’s leading manufacturer of telecoms equipment faces powerful scrutiny in the West. Bond with the Chinese government and concerns Beijing could use its equipment for spying. The company has continuously denied the claims.

The arrest of a top Huawei executive in Vancouver at the demand of US authorities on this December 1st has flashed a diplomatic argument. The Huawei’s chief financial officer known as Meng Wanzhou and the daughter of its founder faces US accusations that she deceived multinational banks about Iran-linked transactions putting the banks at risk of violating US sanctions.

As per the laws of China’s requirement of private companies exist in China to collaborate with intelligence services. Therefore it is introducing them into an important state system might create a threat. The Huawei spokesperson told that they firmly deny any idea that they pose a threat to national security. They call for NCISA to deliver evidence in place of ruining Huawei’s reputation without any proof.

Cyber-security had always been Huawei’s top importance, and Huawei was a trusted partner for all the main telecom carriers in the Czech Republic. There was never a law or regulations in China to force Huawei, or any other company, to install ‘mandatory backdoors’. As per a reference to the US notices that Huawei’s network gear could contain ‘backdoors’ that would allow Chinese detectives to hack into critical network infrastructure. The Huawei has never got any such appeal from any government, and they would never approve to it.

According to the New Zealand’s intelligence agency last month forbade a telecoms provider’s request to use the Huawei 5G equipment, and on the other hand, Australia has banned Huawei from providing 5G equipment. Both countries quoted the national security concerns.

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