All National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) articles

  • btw318-tt-huawei-uk-law
    Suppliers & SCM

    UK tightens screws on telcos over Huawei

    2020-11-24T14:38:00Z

    Government plans to tackle lack of diversity in upcoming new 5G strategy.

  • btw#316-quantum-andrew-lord
    Network & Infrastructure

    BT customer quantum trial underway using commercial product

    2020-09-22T16:59:00Z

    BT highlights ability to plug QKD into OSA Filter Connect , a commercial WDM-based product provided by Openreach. Extensive commercial deployment of QKD in BT’s metro and core networks still at least five years away, however.

  • tfw#147-welding-security-add
    M&A

    Telefónica targets partners for M&A add ons in security

    2020-09-07T08:29:00Z

    Group reaching into partner base for acquisitions to support expansion plans of new Telefónica Cybersecurity Tech division. Wayra investments maturing as two minority stakes upgraded to whole ownership. Reorganisation of assets for security expansion may be a template for revamp in cloud and IoT target markets. ...

  • 23887282794_df9b0ba094_o
    Network & Infrastructure

    UK retreats in face of unrelenting US Huawei-NGN pressure

    2020-07-16T09:59:00Z

    Trump admin tactics force hand of NCSC on restricting Huawei in networks. Ability of UK security to assess and monitor Huawei deployments undermined when simultaneously trying to secure a threadbare alt supply chain. At least that’s the mainstream story.

  • dtw096-tt-huawei-uk
    Network & Infrastructure

    US forces UK hand on Huawei, Germany resists

    2020-07-07T14:38:00Z

    Reports that tightened US sanctions may be a game changer on Huawei security pave the way for a UK government U‑turn on its approach to the vendor. In Germany, leaked DT contract details underline willingness of Huawei to hedge operator risks with stockpiled supplies and financial guarantees.

  • vfw183-02-13-nick-read-vodafone
    Suppliers & SCM

    Vodafone’s Read perturbed as UK rations Huawei usage

    2020-03-06T14:31:00Z

    Industry looks set to be given three years to firewall Huawei, with potential 35% cap on High Risk Vendors . Security officials position the decision as largely a clarification and formalisation of current restrictions, but stringent caps could spark immediate change in industry security and procurement strategies. ...

  • tfw140-05-23-huawei
    Public Affairs

    O2 dodges bullet as Huawei capped

    2020-02-18T12:37:00Z

    Industry looks set to be given three years to firewall Huawei, with potential 35% cap on High Risk Vendors . O2’s longstanding links with Ericsson and Nokia mean operating business avoids costly replacement programmes that major rivals must implement. Security officials position the decision as largely a ...

  • btw309-01-03c-downingst
    Public Affairs

    BT carries burden as Huawei compromise reached

    Industry looks set to be given three years to firewall Huawei, with potential 35% cap on High Risk Vendors . Security officials position the decision as largely a clarification and formalisation of current restrictions, but potentially stringent caps will spark immediate change in industry security and ...