Globally, a Taiwanese government-supported institute has "blocked Huawei smartphones and computers from accessing its internal network", reported the South China Post, in mid-January and Norway's Justice Minister Tor Mikkel Wara disclosed at the beginning of the year that the country is considering excluding the Chinese firm from investing in 5G infrastructure. The U.S leads the way in the banning of the Chinese firm.
"For example, yesterday, the US ambassador to the European Union, Mr. (Gordon) Sondland, says someone in Beijing can remotely run a certain vehicle off the road on 5G network and kill the person that's in it".
The Polish division of Huawei offered to build a cybersecurity center in the European country as its proposed resolution of a spying scandal that emerged last month after one of its employees was arrested on spying charges. "Extra stigma could change the situation out in the countries on this major decision", the source said.
"We're going to be asking people to do things, but the United States legal and regulatory environment hasn't really closed the circle yet on this issue", said Paul Triolo, who leads the consulting firm the Eurasia Group's global technology practice.
'We routinely urge allies and partners to consider such risks and exercise similar vigilance in ensuring the security of their own telecoms networks and supply chains, including when awarding contracts, ' the spokesperson added.More news: Baseball Legend Frank Robinson Passes Away at 83
"We have no intention of adopting any such initiatives", a statement from the government says. He was detained by local authorities together with a state security official suspected of collusion with the first accused.
Huawei has since committed to spending $2 billion in a drive to fix those problems, but in a letter to lawmakers last week, Ryan Ding, president of the company's carrier business group, said it would take up to five years to see results. "This will help ensure that our products are better prepared for a more complex security environment both now and in the future".
Trump administration officials are still "trying to understand the full range of options", John Costello, director of strategy, policy, and plans at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said at the CSIS event. According to Handelsblatt sources, these guidelines must be ready before the auction for frequencies for the 5G network starts. There's no need to rush into this.
A number of European nations, including the United Kingdom and Germany, have expressed concern about the use of Huawei equipment in their telecoms infrastructure, however earlier this week, France rejected proposals that would increase checks.