The cybersecurity risks of using Huawei’s equipment in 5G networks are manageable, according to an unpublished report from British intelligence. The Financial Times says two sources familiar with the contents of the report, authored by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), say it concludes that there are ways to mitigate security threats posed by Huawei’s equipment.
The report comes as the US moves to officially ban the use of Huawei’s hardware in future 5G networks. America has already banned government use of the equipment and is reportedly pressuring allies to do the same. The primary concern is that China’s 2017 National Intelligence law could force companies to support the government’s intelligence efforts by opening up…
from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/18/18229111/uk-huawei-5g-security-risk-concerns-ncsc-gchq