The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has formally announced that it will no longer authorize Huawei, ZTE, Hytera, Hikvision, and Dahua electronic devices as “unacceptable” national security threats.
All of these Chinese telecom and video surveillance companies used to target list As of March 12, 2021.
“The FCC is and continues to be committed to national security by ensuring that untrusted communications devices are not permitted to be used within our borders,” said FCC Chairman Jessica Rosenworcel. says. Said in order of Friday.
“These new rules are an important part of our continued actions to protect Americans from national security threats, including telecommunications.”
Under the ban, Hytera, Hikvision, and Dahua are required to document the security measures they have in place for the sale of government-used devices and monitoring of critical infrastructure facilities.
The development comes more than two months after regulators moved to add Pacific Network Corp and China Unicom (Americas) to their target lists to reduce the reach of China’s state-owned carriers on U.S. networks. It’s been a while.
The United States isn’t alone The United Kingdom has made similar moves to ban Chinese-sourced visual surveillance systems from being installed on government “classified” sites.
“Departments should not connect such equipment to the department’s core network, and if deployed at sensitive sites, rather than waiting for a scheduled upgrade, they should We have been advised that we should consider whether it should be removed and replaced,” the government said. Said.