Why We’ve Long Banned Chinese Equipment

by

Donald Wickelgren

|

Aug 5, 2022

Security

I've looked at company and government stability and control as a factor in where I put my own trust in vendor locations. The home country of a vendor is an important factor in deciding whether to trust them with your infrastructure. Either through neglect, instability or subterfuge a country's stance to both national rivals and business competition needs to be looked into. 

Other normal vendor factors like longevity and quality of service we're all more comfortable with reviewing. I recommend looking into governance issues to determine added risk.

Reference: https://www.techspot.com/news/94875-china-sponsored-cybercriminals-hacking-network-providers-devices-spy.html

person
Bio
Donald Wickelgren

Don Wicklegren is Xilium's founder. He is a technologist by profession who started his career pre-internet in remote medical technology and learning. He has worked in both small and large corporations with world-wide remote staff and became a part of the team who developed the first commercial internet. As an entrepreneur, he started his first technology company in 2001. In Xilium, he focuses on innovating solutions for the US healthcare system.

Recent Posts

Autumn Feels in the Philippines

September 23, 2022
Filipinos like to get a head start on celebrating Christmas, which starts from September, hence the term "ber" months.
Read More

Company Offices Aren’t Just Cubicles

September 16, 2022
We've been rethinking the office since before the pandemic. Our thoughts go to dynamic retraining, collaboration, teamwork, socialization, and staying connected directly with our staff.
Read More

Categories