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A data centre built by beleaguered Chinese tech giant Huawei for Papua New Guinea (PNG) in 2018 is plagued with cybersecurity issues, exposing PNG Government data to hackers.
A report commissioned by the Australia-funded PNG National Cyber Security Centre and authored by a security expert hired by the Australian Government claimed old encryption software employed by Huawei exposed data to threat actors.
Telecoms firms have warned that bringing forward the date by which they must remove Huawei equipment from 5G networks risks significant service blackouts.
The warning came in response to questioning by Conservative MP Mark Francois during an evidence session for the Defence Sub-Committee with executives from BT and Vodafone.
Chinese tech giant Huawei’s equipment will be stripped from the UK’s 5G network by 2027, adding millions to the cost and delaying the delivery of the high-speed mobile network.
The National Security Council took the decision – which will increase tensions with Beijing – after the impact of US sanctions raised concerns about Huawei’s continued involvement in the UK’s 5G infrastructure.
New figures show spending on cloud infrastructure in China grew by 67 percent in Q1.
IT analyst firm Canalys posted the country’s latest cloud sums last week, after a quarter that has seen demand for cloud services soar around the world.
While Covid-19 has caused some large cloud projects to be put on hold, business demand for remote working and collaboration platforms have driven a record quarter for global cloud markets.
Boris Johnson approved the Chinese company having a limited stake in the UK’s 5G development in January. Chinese hi-tech company Huawei has defended its role in the development of 5G in the UK. The move comes after a Tory backbench attack on the company’s involvement in the roll-out of the advanced system in the UK.