European Commission to urge EU for additional data to tackle Huawei 5G cybersecurity threat ignoring US calls to ban Huawei

Must Read

Howdy, Modi! : World media reactions on Modi-Trump’ grand Houston Event address

New Delhi, Sep 23: United States President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on late Sunday shared...

Howdy Modi : Modi-Trump mark history in US-India relationship with great show at Houston

Houston, Sep 22:  Modi, delivering his speech at the historic event, talks about the development underwent over five years...

ECI announces dates of Maharashtra & Haryana elections; Single Phase Election on October 21; Result on 24th

Election Commission of India has announced the dates of much-awaited state elections. According to the Chief Election Commissioner, Sunil...

The European Commission will urge the European Union countries next week to share additional data to handle cybersecurity threats and risks related to the 5G network of Huawei and will ignore the United States calls to impose ban over Chinese giant telecom Huawei technologies, according to four people familiar with the matter has reported on Friday.

According to Reuters news reports, European digital chief Andrus Ansip will be presenting the recommendations on Tuesday, while the guidance doesn’t have any legal force, it will be carrying a political weight eventually leading to national legislation in the EU nations.

The US has long lobbied Europe to ban Huawei tech, stating the threat of espionage by the Chinese government using Huawei equipment.

However, Huawei and the Chinese government have repeatedly dismissed such allegations levelled against them by the United States and allies.

Ansip will tell the EU nations to make use of tools set out under its directive over information systems and security of the network, or the NIS directive which was adopted in 2016 and the recently approved Cybersecurity Act, the people said.

For example, the member states would exchange information and coordinate over the impact assessment studies on the security risks and certification for internet-connected devices and 5G equipment.

The European Commission will not call for a European ban on the global market leader Huawei, resting it to the EU to further decide on national security grounds.

One of the sources said, “It is a recommendation to enhance exchanges on the security assessment of digital critical infrastructure.”

The EC said the whole recommendation would stress upon a common EU nations approach towards the security risks to Huawei 5G network.

 

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Modi offers help to typhoon-hit Japan, condoles losses

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished Japan early recovery from the damage and...

‘Nirbhaya’s friend took money from channels to recount horror story’

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Seven years after it shook the nation, the brutal December 16, 2012 gang-rape case is back in the headlines...

Another Telangana RTC employee commits suicide (Lead)

Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A conductor of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) committed suicide on Sunday, hours after a driver, who attempted self-immolation...

BJP’s Gandhi Sankalp Yatra to cover 6,500 km in Bengal

Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) As part of the nationwide Gandhi Sankalp Yatra on the sesquicentennial of Mahatma Gandhi, the West Bengal unit of the...

Bengal celebrates Lakshmi Puja

Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Households and community pandals across West Bengal celebrated Lakshmi Puja on Sunday with much fanfare and fervour, fasting till late...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This