All National Security Council (NSC) articles

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    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. ...

  • vfw185-9-vodafone-huawei-uk
    Suppliers & SCM

    Rebel MPs push for Huawei ban

    2020-04-24T11:10:55.067Z

    Attempt to kick out Huawei from UK infrastructure within three years fails to secure backing of Commons. Government considering tougher demands on HRVs to head off rebels, who are expected to return with reinforcements in the summer.

  • btw311-p25-bt-pushes-huawei-rights
    Suppliers & SCM

    BT pushed on Huawei rights record as rebel MPs call for ban

    2020-04-21T08:59:37.380Z

    Attempt to kick out Huawei from UK infrastructure within three years fails to secure backing of Commons. Government considering tougher demands on HRVs to head off rebels, who are expected to return with reinforcements in the summer. Ex‑BT Chairman now lending his gravitas to Huawei as a ...

  • 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 ...