The Cybersecurity 202: Trump’s commitment to Huawei bans faces stress test today

The Cybersecurity 202: Trump's commitment to Huawei bans faces stress test today

Companies such as Qualcomm, Intel and Google will meet with National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow as the clock ticks toward an Aug. 19 deadline, when the Commerce Department has ordered a halt of all such sales to Huawei.

They want the Trump administration to carve out exceptions for “sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops,” my colleagues Jeanne Whalen, Reed Albergotti and David J. Lynch report. “Tech companies are also asking the administration to relax the anti-Huawei rules that now bar them from participating alongside the Chinese company in global standards-setting bodies, which establish technical rules that underpin global networks.”


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