Cable & Telecom

Huawei equipment sold in Canada tested for security risks: report

OTTAWA – The federal government has admitted to investigating Chinese telecom firm Huawei’s equipment sold in Canada for potential security threats.A Globe and Mail report says the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), the federal spy agency that seeks to protect Canada from cyberattack, confirmed that it has been testing Huawei equipment for security vulnerabilities since 2013.Risks could affect equipment ranging from private cellular phones to large communications networks, corporations and governments, continues the report.  Canadian security and telecom sources say the evaluations, conducted at what is known as a White Lab, include testing equipment and phones for “back doors”, capabilities that...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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