Huawei wants to circumvent the US ban and could do so with a new brand

The U.s. President has signed the 2019 NDAA into police, banning the use of Dahua and Hikvision (and their OEMs) for the United states government, for US government-funded contracts and possibly for ‘disquisitional infrastructure’ and ‘national security’ usage.

This completes the legal process that started in May with the U.s. House passing the bill with the ban and the August 1st Senate passing of the pecker.

Update August 2019: Rules released for the ban, including essential components such as Huawei Hisilicon chips.

Direct Bear on – Stop Purchasing and Removals

The ban technically starts one year subsequently signing into law, which will exist August xiii, 2019. Notwithstanding, since the ban includes both purchasing and using existing equipment, it effectively starts immediately since it would make little practical sense to buy equipment today to take to remove information technology in 12 months.

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The removal of Dahua and Hikvision branded equipment will be relatively straightforward since US government agencies tin but read the label on the devices. However, OEMs, which are included under the ‘produced’ for ‘affiliates’ clause, will also have to be removed.

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For help, see our Dahua OEM Directory and Hikvision OEM Directory.

Broader Indirect Bear on – Branding

Since the US government is finer blacklisting Dahua and Hikvsion products, this will have a astringent branding and consequentially purchasing impact. Many buyers will be concerned about:

  • What security risks those products pose for them
  • What issues might occur if they want to integrate with public / regime systems
  • What hereafter legislation at the state or local level might ban usage of such systems

Indeed, one prominent Hikvision partner has acknowledged the touch on even before the pecker became police:

One of my top 10s said that one of his banking concern jobs said that they deceit do hikvision because they were put on a watch list. He is also concerned well-nigh a infirmary job he has coming.

The impact outside of the US could be significant besides since many countries and organizations volition meet this equally a negative signal about the security and trustworthiness of these products.

Background

The post-obit reports provide background well-nigh Hikvision and Dahua:

  • Hikvision Chinese Regime Origin And Control
  • Hikvision: Chinese Government “Exert Significant Influence Over Our Business”
  • Hikvision Chairman Joins China National Regime (NPC)
  • Hikvision Backstairs Exploit
  • Dahua Ban Response: Not Chinese Government Owned
  • Dahua Backdoor Uncovered

Update: Podcast Released

IPVM has released a podcast give-and-take on this. Download the 28 infinitesimal podcast here or listen to information technology embedded below:


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Note: I left out some screencaps / details of the police since we covered it 2 weeks ago here. However, for completeness, they are copied below:

The full text of the beak is here (note: information technology is 1,360 pages long with the relevant sections of folio 322 – 323).

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Has the Trump been photograph shopped?

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No, he really looks like that!

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The ADI threescore% off “Banned by the Government” sale starts tomorrow.

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These cameras have over
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Make video surveillance keen again…. okay it doesn’t have the same band, simply this is definitely helping the industry, especially the premium brands with high end products. This will really hit home when local integrators who have been fiercely loyal to Hik begin to switch.

Go your popcorn prepare.

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Although federally illegal, at least Hikua is nevertheless legal recreationally in every country. Cannabis, on the other hand, might very well go legal federally with some type of federal policy or regulation mandated. I know there is a ton of Hikua and their OEMs in that space.

What about government housing, etc? Hikua needs to practise major impairment control so concern doesnt spill into SLED.

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Interesting point about the marijuana market segment. We will check most any affect there.

For others, SLED stands for “U.S. Country, Local, andEducation market place”. In the US, the federal government does not run typical schools but it does provide funding, including funding for security projects, which likely will be impacted, e.k., $25 Million United states of america COPS SVPP School Security Funding Examined

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I wonder if this volition take bear upon beyond what is immediately visible.  We exercise a lot of energy utility projects which fall under several federal regulatory bodies.  We as well exercise work along the border on a project that is far from a border security related project – nonetheless DHS and others are involved and funding part of information technology as in that location is a edge tangentially involved.  Oddly, even a stadium project has TSA involved (players get checked at the stadium) and paying for a very small portion.  Those are just the projects that have government agencies involved that I know most.  I run across very few of our non-SMB projects that do not have some level of federal involvement/funding.

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#i, yes, that’southward a good description of the types of connections / achieve the federal authorities has for security projects.

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i would accept to imagine that “any” project (school, housing, local gov., etc.) that is using Federal funds or federal grants would have to follow the Federal guidelines for purchasing.

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From the FB give-and-take of this post:

Could it be that Nelly’s (Surplus) is going to win both means? 😉

In all seriousness, it is an interesting questioning of what becomes of the gear. We will bank check for any government recommendations.

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Used Cameras used to be our specialty just that was many years agone. This would be a very killer deal for someone who wanted to do this though. Check the government auctions, i am sure they will exist listed for sale in that location.

But I have a feeling that merely a partial segment of the US government that had Hikua will remove their installs. Perhaps the military machine brances. Everyone else will drag their feet as long as possible at this mindless requirement. The other question is are they going to become new gratis funds to replace these? Perhaps they can now buy a much more than legal Longse or XM. SMH

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I was onsite with a client who has advised that local and state governments are likewise adopting the same position in several instances that if the Federal government deems information technology unsafe for their projects, it’southward not safe for theirs either and removing from futurity consideration and reviewing previous projects. I approximate the upside is that whatever removals may constitute new sales opportunities? Soon the message will be to commercial customers, “those products are illegal.” Everyone is scrambling!

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One of the all-time bills in modern history. Equally security professionals we accept a duty to take our nation’s security serious. This is NOT just a ‘Cherry Scare’.

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Some judge in New York volition sue to get them allowed just considering.

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Related to that, Huawei has chosen the ban ‘unconstitutional’, which is minimally ironic given the PRC’southward lack of ‘rule of police’ (no independent judiciary, etc.) and that American companies like Google, Cisco, Axis, etc. are effectively blocked from selling to the Chinese regime.

It would be interesting to see on what grounds they sue on if they cull to sue. And it would be quite a gambit because the resulting publicity of such a lawsuit could make the branding impact fifty-fifty worse likewise equally disclosing more negative information about those companies.

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Does IPVM accept a list of manufacturers (or by detail) that meet made in america? and meet the government treaty guidelines for purchases?

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those items in FAR 52.212 f g

https://world wide web.acquisition.gov/sites/default/files/current/far/html/52_212_213.html

Buy American—Free Trade Agreements—Israeli Trade Act Certificate

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Does anyone have whatsoever thoughts/ideas on what volition happen to Dahua and Hikvision DIY OEM’south (LaView, Amcrest, Qsee, Nighttime Owl and competitors) mainly in the consumer space?

Will they continue to purchase from Dahua and Hik?

Will these businesses exist impacted from this police force?

Are they allowed to go on to purchase and import goods from these companies?

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Yes, OEMs are immune to continue to purchase and import goods from Dahua and Hikvision. They are not allowed to sell those appurtenances to United states of america government agencies, Us regime-funded projects, etc.

In terms of the consumer infinite, I would think the impact would be low as most consumer suppliers are not super worried that their equipment would exist used in such cases.

The tougher case is those who provide businesses – UTC, Honeywell, ADT, etc.

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Update: IPVM has released a podcast discussion on this.Download the 28 minute podcast hereor listen to it embedded below:

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Glad to run across the podcasts are back!  Much easier to put in the groundwork while I work.

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First trade magazine with coverage, SSI, is out: U.S. Defense Pecker Signed Into Law Bans Dahua, Hikvision Products. Interesting quote from Lynn de Seve, a government contracting specialist:

State and local agencies usually go the mode of the Feds. Soon it becomes a tendency even with commercial customers.

[Update: SSI has removed this quote with no find to why it was removed.]

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We have already had a local authorities that completely changed their bid and disallowed HIK and HIK OEM products from being used (they were the previous standard) afterward just a simple mention of this new neb (and IPVM commodity) during an RFI

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Here comes the price increases.

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IPVM could have been a piddling clearer in stating they forged the photograph from an original that related to a $1.5m taxation overhaul package and has absolutely nothing to do with the ban.

Putting “IPVM analogy” on the bottom right corner doesn’t cut it and just demonstrates how tacky and cheap IPVM has become. Tabloid really is the correct clarification of this blazon of “journalism”.

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Anyone who cannot look at that moving-picture show and immediately realize it is a photoshopped paradigm has conspicuously not been following the details of the bill, and its potential to bear on the industry, closely enough. Additionally, photoshopped images of Trump holding upwardly various declarations, bans, executive orders, and like things has get i of the nigh common memes floating around the net.

If y’all cannot apply bones reasoning and logic here, and your biggest concern is that the graphic is misleading, you lot really should non be advising people on equipment that involves the safety and security of their lives, businesses, loved one, possessions and then forth. Peradventure a job equally a Walmart greeter would be more than your speed.

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Your response typifies the “anti-Hik” lobby in personalising an individual attack – sanctioned by IPVM.

IPVM does not provide unbiased reporting of Hikvision and Dahua and distorts every story with their names in, to a degree that is detrimental. We saw this with Johns pathetic story regarding Hik camera’south in toilets’ for which he refused to retract even though it was blatantly wrong – with most agreeing it was wrong. More recently, Axis and genetic vulnerabilities are airbrushed to see them in some kind of positive light whereby annihilation at all by HIK/Dahua is trashed into anti-China rhetoric.

Equally IPVM is seeking wider publicity to push its stories out in that location – they also have a journalistic responsibility to study accurately and honestly. Not everyone reading the article is from the IPVM community and will indeed believe what they have published in the context of the story.

The graphic being misleading is indicative of Johns mission to exaggerate all things Hik, to a point where people like you spring on the tribal bandwagon, with the stars and stripes in i manus and schoolyard insults in the other. It’due south all ok with John because you are supporting him and IPVM – so that’s just fine. It does not however, reflect reasoned, intelligent, unbiased accurate debate and only lowers it to a base level.

The facts are that outside of the United states of america the NDAA is meaningless, picayune and entirely irrelevant. However, most tabloid media outlets spring on this type of sensationalism endorsed by a forged prototype to sell tat – and that is just what IPVM is endorsing. Clearly, John is trying to accept his personal issue with the Chinese land to a new level, detracting from the solar day to day skilful work that other contributors put into IPVM.

Simply jumping on Johns bandwagon to get “likes” and earn click dollars isn’t particular clever, simply information technology is the like shooting fish in a barrel affair to do. What is harder to practice is to enter into reasoned debate from a global perspective of a complex issue. But hey – if schoolhouse m insults is your affair – and then so be it.

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#10, thanks for the feedback.

Reasonable people can disagree. Yous experience that the “IPVM could have been a trivial clearer” with the graphic disclaimer. That’due south fine. However, we both agree that it is there stamped on the image, which is standard for disclaimers.

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absolutely nothing to do with the ban.

That’southward unfair. The graphic illustrates what legitimately happened. Trump has signed a beak into law (the NDAA) that bans Dahua and Hikvision.

The facts are that outside of the US the NDAA is meaningless, trivial and entirely irrelevant.

Talk about bias 🙂 Once more, reasonable people tin can disagree most the touch of the U.s. ban outside of the U.s. but to call information technology ‘entirely irrelevant’ is just silly. The ultimate impact remains to be seen simply the United states of america is the virtually powerful country in the world (for improve or worse) then to say the US action’s would exist ‘entirely irrelevant’ is evidently false.

Mind, Hikvision thinks that winning a UK trade magazine honor is an exciting and of import event so the United states of america banning them is likely to be more than than ‘entirely irrelevant’ in the UK and elsewhere.

As for the toilet event, others can determine themselves – Hikvision Cameras Installed In UK School Bathroom

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Pedantic John, but the statement that the original image used has no relevance to story you are press is entirely true and based on undisputed fact – so hardly unfair. Unfair is linking a separate story to a photoshopped paradigm to create a perception that is factually wrong.

On the toilet issue – y’all are just wrong. Printing it again but underlines the betoken and demonstrates your opportunism.

At this moment in time – the bill, its repercussions and its very relevance is non beingness discussed at any level that would be considered meaningful outside of the Us. Manifestly y’all alive and exhale it – just don’t presume that the rest of the world does. The talk of the U.s.a. elsewhere is directed at the unjustified unilateral merchandise tariffs, alienation of NATO allies and the sucking up to Putin and Kim Jong-United nations – not an NDAA certificate.

The comment regarding Hikvision benchmark award is also wide of the marking. Of course they are more interested in this every bit it is more relevant than the NDAA within the context in which it was published – a United kingdom trade magazine.

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Unfair is linking a separate story to a photoshopped image to create a perception that is factually wrong.

Factually wrong? He did sign it into law.

Here is an image of the NDAA 2019 signing with Trump holding the same ceremonial bill:

Our graphics person volition apply the same Dahua and Hikvision graphic to this and the same analogy disclaimer. When he has done so, I volition update. This volition not alter anything fundamentally simply if you prefer this graphic, I am happy to exercise then.

On the toilet issue – you lot are only wrong. Press it again simply underlines the betoken and demonstrates your opportunism.

Opportunism? You called me out on our site. I permit it stand, only providing a link to the actual give-and-take and so readers tin can understand the context and make up their own minds.

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News graphic has been updated with the NDAA 2019 signing image:

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The comment regarding Hikvision benchmark honor is also wide of the mark. Of class they are more interested in this as it is more than relevant than the NDAA within the context in which it was published – a UK merchandise mag.

The link I provided was to a Hikvision Corporate / China HQ LinkedIn postal service:



So if Hikvision China thinks that a trade magazine award is relevant, it is fair to conclude that the U.s. government ‘application’ (if y’all will) Hikvision with a government blacklist is relevant around the world.

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The Hikvision article is just the same as every manufacturer pushes out all the time and is obviously relevant. For installers in the EMEA, the NDAA is irrelevant as it has no bearing on them whatsoever. As I said, its seen equally a blunt tool that has only been passed on the basis of National Security to which, few dare to challenge for fear of being “un-patriotic”, without whatever real consideration of the issue. At this moment, admittedly whatsoever trade tariff tin be passed – with a “National Security” ticket – and so to anyone outside of the U.s. – this is only embellishment of the unilateral trade war Trump has embarked upon. Much equally yous would similar us all to think that those in power accept spent hours reading your article and Pen Testing massive amounts of hardware at NSA – I call back we all know this is but an alibi to further enhance a merchandise tariff war rather than seeking to resolve a perceived state hacking threat from China.

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While I sympathize with your statement that the Us is applying sanctions to Hikvision rather arbitrarily and that it is more or less tied to the tariff state of affairs and has more than to do with merchandise than national security, your arguments are all over the place and simply seem to follow the standard “Hikvision / all things Cathay-related are the best and annihilation that challenges that is purely a smear campaign aimed at destroying our beautiful land” montage that I hear frequently in political circles from the paid net trolls.

TL;DR You lot audio a bit like a paid Chinese troll.

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Irrelevant? Many other countries are using this as an opportunity to take a hard await at like Chinese companies and look in to similar bans. Australia, Uk, Germany and others are seeing this every bit important.

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I wouldn’t say it’south irrelevant. I also would not necessarily disagree with your comment either.

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For installers in the EMEA, the NDAA is irrelevant as it has no begetting on them whatsoever.

Obviously not, IFSEC Report: US Ban Hurting Hikvision In Europe

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I’1000 sorry, I am a piffling confused by your argument here. Are you lot saying that John or IPVM has the ability to pass bills into law through our congress and senate? Are you saying that there are no vulnerabilities with Hikvision and Dahua? Are yous saying that John or IPVM posting reviews of products and articles on security vulnerabilities, should be bearding with regard to naming the brands they review? I would concur with you lot that John does non seem to similar the Hikvision make, yet his articles on this subject always take a articulate method of fair and consequent testing. Perhaps his dislike for these cameras is less almost the company being Chinese and more than almost the shortfalls and issues with the cameras. It seems to me that the supporters of Hikvision are more than interested in having a cheap product to sell, than they are about the potential risks information technology imposes on their customers. After all if y’all sell the inexpensive, its an easier sale, because you are removing the biggest objection a customer has, and y’all leave yourself a lot more room for college margins.

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The image is just in that location to quickly describe attention to the biggest slice of this police force as information technology relates to our manufacture. Its obvious that a bill existence signed into police force from the Us authorities would non accept the logos of companies with a big “Banned” stamp on them. It is supposed to pique your interest and so you then tin read the article for the details.

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Entirely understand your comment which serves to underline that it’southward just a tabloid technique being adopted – in common with well-nigh of IPVMs posts on LinkedIn and it’south own site. That’due south the just point I’thousand making – that to “grab attention”, “pique interest” or sensationalise a story IPVM have moved to that tabloid level.

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Your response typifies the “anti-Hik” antechamber in personalising an individual assault – sanctioned past IPVM.

I’m not “anti-Hik”, per se, I but happen to believe their products are so severely flawed in terms of cyber security that they are not suitable for use in most commercial deployments. Further, I recollect that Hik has gone to not bad lengths to convince people, through blatantly deceptive and fraudulent presentations, that their products are not more or less secure than those of other companies. This is evidenced when I encounter claims similar your following statement:

More recently, Axis and genetic vulnerabilities are airbrushed to see them in some kind of positive light whereby anything at all by HIK/Dahua is trashed into anti-China rhetoric.

My stance is that you lack the ability to properly evaluate common vulnerabilities and their potential to exist exploited and impact a user or their network. My comments are non “personal”, just they are in response to your specific statements. If you want to phone call that some kind of “individual attack”, I judge you tin, but I would also say you have pretty thin skin.

Not anybody reading the commodity is from the IPVM community and will indeed believe what they have published in the context of the story.

I would say the boilerplate reasonable person reading this would accept seen enough Trump photoshops of him holding up altered signs and declarations to recognize the parody/satire element. If not, well, IPVM is catering to an audience that is overall informed and moderately skeptical, they can’t dumb and disclaimer every paradigm down to the lowest common denominator. If you read the text under the paradigm, I feel that yous get sufficient detail to evaluate the prototype properly. If you only “read” pictures, well, that is an entirely different issue.

The graphic existence misleading is indicative of Johns mission to exaggerate all things Hik

What is truly misleading most the image? Did Trump not in fact sign a bill that bans use of Hytera, Hikvision, and Dahua in government applications?

The facts are that exterior of the United states the NDAA is meaningless, lilliputian and entirely irrelevant.

Disagree. Outside of China (where Hik enjoys authorities preferences and similar bans severely limiting employ of strange surveillance products) Due north America is the largest market place in the security industry. Many manufacturers fund their overseas expansions off of their NA business. Banning Hik and Dahua in the US will make those companies weaker hither, and simultaneously strengthen others. That can easily have rolling global touch.

Simply jumping on Johns bandwagon to get “likes” and earn click dollars

I give two shits well-nigh who “likes” me, and y’all can upvote all my comments to infinity and it won’t alter my net worth by more than than a rounding error. My motivation is non at all related to either of those goals, I am simply trying to share insight and data.

 What is harder to do is to enter into reasoned debate

Just so I can keep runway, are you the pot or the kettle in the above statement?

Only hey – if school yard insults is your matter – so so be it.

At least you are consistent, taking a throw-away image or a throw-away statement and somehow coming abroad with the understanding that is the whole story.

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Whilst ignoring the majority of your bluster, I do share one comment with you – I too, am simply trying to share insight and information. There is a perspective outside of the US that pretty well discounts anything that comes out of Trumps oral cavity or those endorsing him. Whilst this may exist a major news item in the United states, it really isn’t anywhere else in the earth. It will notice its way into LinkedIn and other outlets because of the mode IPVM has chosen to articulate the story and will no incertitude want to take the associated credit.

You say you are not anti-HIK. Really? I think we probably both know that isn’t truthful. There is a hardcore on IPVM who will always back up anything that is published and assumes anyone who dares to disagree or present an alternating view is wrong and a pro-Hik installer.

Despite what you may recollect – I work for a company who does not install Hikvision. Nosotros use Flir, DVTel, Avigilon, IndigoVision and Hanwha. I practice nonetheless accept experience of Hikvision going back over x years and tin can confidently say the level of criticism aimed at them by IPVM is asymmetric to the issues highlighted and heavily biased over again them – bearing in  mind every manufacturer has vulnerabilities – they just don’t have the inconvenience of everyone and their dog looking for them – which is a shame, considering if they did – they would discover that Hik is far from existence lone.

Even if Hik were perfect in every mode – technically and the only manufacturer not to accept a vulnerability – IPVM would print weekly stories about Chinese ownership, low pricing, working atmospheric condition and anything else that would take hold of a headline.

There is little point on continuing as your viewpoint is diametrically apposed to mine, in assertive that the false representation by IPVM is justified and the bill it self really is of import outside of the US.

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#ten, your viewpoint is welcome here. I think in that location is value in you sharing your perspective so people tin see various sides of the outcome.

There is a perspective outside of the US that pretty well discounts anything that comes out of Trumps oral fissure or those endorsing him

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All that said, I still value your viewpoint and go along it coming and keep the states on our toes!

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I can agree with that John. Simply in all seriousness most people I accept spoken to are seeing this equally a blunt tool and extension of the US’s increasing hostile and ambitious trade tariff war. Anecdote has shown that in the US you lot tin push most anything through Government on a “Threat To National Security” ticket – and in all honesty, that’southward how this pecker is seen rather than within the hacking context. This is odd given that most U.s. citizens take a full up close and personal view of hacking courtesy of Trumps new best mate – Putin, to whom it seems the “Threat to National Security” but does not apply – which equally an outsider, would seem a little odd.

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I was at an ADI expo yesterday and couldn’t assistance but eavesdrop a Hik employee on the phone (talking quite loud) to who I would assume was his boss, talking nigh, ‘losing orders for five military bases due to the ban’.  Thought it was interesting. Their booth still had quite a bit of traffic, equally you might imagine. They had quite the setup.

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Merely read an entire article on the NDAA 2019. I find the following exert funny as Hik nor Dahua are mentioned.

Section 889 of the NDAA would also prohibit executive-branch agencies from procuring or contracting for certain covered telecommunications equipment or services from companies that are associated with or believed to be owned or controlled past the People’due south Commonwealth of People’s republic of china. This includes ZTE and Huawei, two companies whose activities in the The states accept been the subject of neat scrutiny in recent months. This prohibition would brainstorm for executive-branch agencies ane year later enactment of the NDAA and would extend to the beneficiaries of any grants, loans or subsidies from such agencies ii years after enactment. Nether this provision, the head of any federal agency may issue a onetime waiver for upwards to two years, while merely the director of national intelligence may result subsequent waivers. Notably, yet, the NDAA does non include a provision from the Senate version of the NDAA that would accept reimposed the penalties against ZTE that the Commerce Department controversially revoked earlier this year.

The post-obit link is the entire commodity https://www.lawfareblog.com/whats-new-ndaa

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Would this affect Us government projects exterior of the U.s.a.?

ie, United states customs preclearance at airports in Canada?

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Yeah, the legislation covers US government projects / funding and there is no exception for where the facilities are. Moreover, information technology would not make sense to prohibit equipment in, due east.m., a US military machine base of operations in Georgia but not a US military base of operations in, eastward.g. Deutschland.

Exercise you know of whatsoever specific examples of where the U.s.a. authorities is using now prohibited equipment in Canada?

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What well-nigh the two year waiver stated in the bill? Can a Hik or Dahua installer be issued a waiver for such equipment?

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Matthew, the waiver is for government agencies, non individual companies like installers. To get a waiver the government agency needs approval, providing ‘compelling justification’, and the head of that bureau needs to submit a plan to a congressional committee about the plan to eliminate such equipment’due south use as explained on page 322:

Given that, information technology does not sound to exist an piece of cake procedure to pursue.

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Hi John,

Would this ban include clients that are leasing airport backdrop from the City as well?

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The NDAA ban directly impacts federal agencies and federal funds. The federal government cannot purchase banned equipment (Hikvision/Dahua/Huawei HiSilicon-based cameras) and cannot do business with anyone that “uses” banned equipment. Additionally, federal funds themselves cannot be spent to procure banned equipment, eastward.g. a church using a DHS grant to expand security cannot purchase Hikvision cameras with that grant.

All this is to say, if you have clients leasing airport property from city government, the situation depends:

  • If your clients are not federal government agencies, and the airport is non federally-run, so they tin likely use banned equipment like Hikvision cameras.
  • If the airport is federally-run, y’all may desire to cheque with them because federal agencies cannot procure banned equipment.
  • If your clients are not federal government agencies only are using federal funds to expand security, and you are seeking to sell them banned equipment that they will purchase with those federal funds, so that is prohibited.

Go along in heed that if y’all install and maintain banned equipment, y’all will not be able to be a prime number contractor for whatever federal regime projects.

Promise this helps!

IPVM is working on an NDAA compliance guide to be published shortly, once information technology’southward upwards I will allow you know.

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Thank yous, Charles. Much appreciated!

This airport I mentioned to a higher place received 9M in federal grants. I have not heard anything about them using any federal coin for this project. I did reach out to the city to see if they accept annihilation in identify that would prohibit some of this banned equipment being placed on their leased holding.

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Source: https://ipvm.com/reports/ban-law