Huawei, ZTE a threat to In­dia too, ad­mits In­dian Army

Voice&Data - - ANALYSIS - Akanksha Singh

0-70% of the tele­com soft­ware pro­vided to In­dia is man­u­fac­tured by Huawei and ZTE, and it is a great risk!,” alerts Maj Gen Dhruv C Ka­toch, SM, (VSM9Rtd), ad sem­i­nar on tech­ni­cal sovereignt­y in ICT or­ga­nized by Cen­ter for Dig­i­tal Econ­omy

The In­dian de­fense think tanks have shown great con­cern over the lack of in­dige­nous man­u­fac­tur­ing in In­dia con­sid­er­ing the in­abil­ity and im­pos­si­bil­ity of de­cod­ing or track­ing the chipsets man­u­fac­tured by them un­like any other

tele­com equip­ment are sus­pi­cious as can­not de­code the units man­u­fac­tured by them and thus pose higher risk and

This adds an­other blow to the Chi­nese tele­com gear man­u­fac­tur­ers which are cur­rently un­der­go­ing re­cent thrash­ing The chair­man and rank­ing mem­ber of on In­tel­li­gence (HPSCI), Mike Rogers (R re­leased a re­port rec­om­mend­ing the US com­pa­nies con­sid­er­ing do­ing busi­ness with Chi­nese tele­com com­pa­nies Huawei

The re­port rec­om­mends that the US gov­ern­ment sys­tems, par­tic­u­larly

“Chi­nese man­u­fac­tured tele­com equip­ment are sus­pi­cious as you can­not know what’s inside. You can­not de­code the units man­u­fac­tured by them and thus pose higher risk and threat”

— Lt Gen SP Kochhar

ef­fect of fail­ures throughout our net se­ri­ous con­cerns about Huawei and ZTE, to be the ma­jor per­pe­tra­tor of cy­ber es­pi­onage, and Huawei and ZTE failed to al­le­vi­ate se­ri­ous con­cerns throughout busi­nesses should use other ven­dors,”

The re­port high­lights the in­ter con sys­tems and warns of the height­ened threat of cy­ber es­pi­onage and preda­tory - Chi­nese tele­com gear man­u­fac­tur­ers which are cur­rently un­der­go­ing re­cent thrash­ing from the US com­mit­tee’s re­cent re­port The re­port rec­om­mends that the US gov­ern­ment sys­tems, par­tic­u­larly sen­si­tive sys­tems ex­clude Huawei or ZTE equip­ment or com­po­nent parts to the Chi­nese state, a coun­try known to ag­gres­sively steal valu­able trade se­crets and other sen­si­tive data from the US

and com­pa­nies con­sid­er­ing us­ing Huawei and ZTE equip­ment in their net­works to

David Dai Shu, ZTE’s di­rec­tor of global on any pat­tern of un­eth­i­cal or il­le­gal

Huawei said “The re­port con­ducted by on In­tel­li­gence which took 11 months to com­plete failed to pro­vide clear ev­i­dence to sub­stan­ti­ate the le­git­i­macy of the - pect that the only pur­pose of such re­port Chi­nese ICT com­pa­nies from en­ter­ing the

The re­port, re­leased in a Capi­tol Hill news con­fer­ence, states that Huawei and ZTE pro­vided in­com­plete, con­tra­dic­tory, se­cu­rity dan­gers posed by Huawei and ZTE,

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