Pentagon to industry: Show us the 'barriers' to banning use of Chinese IT products

By Rick Weber  
February 12, 2020 at 10:29 AM
The Defense Department has announced plans for a meeting next month with industry officials to examine potential problems to a sweeping ban on the use of China-based Huawei and ZTE products by federal contractors, a move that marks a major milestone in broader federal efforts to counter cyber threats from Beijing. "The Department is focused on achieving an efficient implementation of the prohibition in Section 889 (a)(1)(B)" of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, according to a DOD...

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