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Sens. Jim Risch, Angus King Write to Address Huawei Energy Security Issue

Sens. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, and Angus King, I-Maine, have issued a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Chinese firm Huawei Technologies' threat to the U.S. energy infrastructure. The letter, addressed to FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee, sought the commission's help to secure the U.S. national critical infrastructure against Huawei-headed activities, Risch's office said Friday.

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Commerce Department Extends Deadline of U.S. Industry-Huawei Separation

The Department of Commerce has given U.S. firms more time to cut all connections between their information technology infrastructures and Huawei, Nextgov reported Monday. The department changed the original Aug. 19 deadline to Nov. 19 due to the dependence of some rural companies on the Chinese technology firm. 

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Trump, Tech Industry Heads Discuss Huawei Licensing Issues

President Trump met with technology industry leaders on Monday to discuss a range of national security issues including plans to ease restrictions on U.S. sales to Huawei, Reuters reported Tuesday. Trump told participants such as the heads of Google and Cisco that the administration will issue “timely licensing decisions” as requested by industry. 

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Lawmakers Fear China-Backed Huawei May Control 5G

Senators expressed concerns that Huawei’s plan to offer 5G network equipment to U.S. allies could put international government and military communications at risk of disruptions, Fifth Domain reported Tuesday. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee said during a recent hearing that allowing the China-backed company to provide and manage the technology internationally may affect global communications, intelligence sharing and military operations. 

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Huawei Chief: Company Not a Cyber Threat to US

Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies, has denied claims that his company poses a cybersecurity threat to the U.S., Reuters reported Thursday. Lee Chyen Yee writes Zhengfei spoke to the media for the first time during a visit to New Zealand, where the company won …

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Report: Huawei Not Guilty of Espionage After Classified White House Review

According to a White House-ordered review, a giant Chinese technology company is not a state-sponsored espionage tool, Reuters reports.  However, the report said that Huawei Technologies Ltd. is vulnerable to hacking. Joseph Menn wrote that a source told him the classified review included interviews with almost 1,000 telecom equipment buyers …

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