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State Dept.’s Strayer criticizes UK's Huawei approach, says 5G erases distinction between 'core' and 'edge'

By Mariam Baksh / May 29, 2019

The decision of a major U.S. ally to allow use of equipment from Chinese firm Huawei outside the “core” of its next-generation telecom network ignores the evolving nature of communications technology, according to the State Department’s top official for cybersecurity policy.

“We strongly disagree with countries that think they can mitigate risk by putting untrusted vendors only in the edge of their 5G networks,” said Robert Strayer, State Department deputy assistant secretary for cyber and international communications and information policy....

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