National Jan 28, 2020

Japan panel draws up emergency proposals on cybersecurity

An expert panel of the communications ministry Monday compiled a set of emergency proposals on cybersecurity ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. The panel called for, among other things, identifying devices using "internet of things" technologies that are vulnerable to cyberattacks ...

Johnson says U.K. can square Huawei 5G role with security concerns

Business / Tech Jan 28, 2020

Johnson says U.K. can square Huawei 5G role with security concerns

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday insisted the U.K. can have technological progress while preserving national security, as he prepared to approve a role for Chinese telecom giant Huawei in developing its 5G telecom network despite strong U.S. opposition. Johnson spoke after U.S. Secretary ...

U.S., U.K. officials meet as Boris Johnson's Huawei decision nears

Business / Tech Jan 14, 2020

U.S., U.K. officials meet as Boris Johnson's Huawei decision nears

British and American officials are meeting as U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government prepares to decide on whether there's a future for Chinese equipment maker Huawei in the country's next-generation telecom networks, his spokesman said Monday. U.S. officials responsible for national security and telecommunications were ...