Inside Cybersecurity

July 27, 2021

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Ban on Huawei and ZTE equipment takes effect for contractors, amid ongoing industry pushback

By Sara Friedman / August 13, 2020

A new rule goes into effect today for contractors and federal agencies that bans the use of equipment and services from Huawei and ZTE, but the limited time for implementation is a cause for concern for many contractors large and small.

Last month, the Defense Department, General Services Administration and NASA published the interim final rule that carries out requirements in section 889 of the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. The rule gave contractors a month to prepare...


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