August 23, 2020

Keeping Close Watch

Featuring Ainikki Riikonen

Source: The Wire China

Journalist Hannah Reale

Alarmed by reports of cyberattacks and the growing threat China poses to national security, the United States Congress passed a law in 2018 that would ban any facility operated by the U.S. government or one of its contractors from using equipment made by five state-backed Chinese technology firms: Huawei, ZTE, Dahua, Hytera and a company called Hikvision, the world’s biggest maker of security and video surveillance cameras.

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Authors

  • Ainikki Riikonen

    Research Assistant, Technology and National Security Program

    Ainikki Riikonen is a Research Assistant for the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her research focuses on emerging te...