Close
Close

Published

Nokia distances itself from CTO’s comments about Huawei

Nokia distanced itself on Friday from comments made about Huawei by the Finnish firm’s CTO, Marcus Weldon, in an interview with the UK’s BBC. Weldon said Nokia’s equipment was “a safer bet” and pointed to a recent study by IoT security firm Finite State, which claimed several cybersecurity risks within Huawei enterprise equipment and devices. The Nokia CTO told the BBC: “Some of it seems to be just sloppiness, honestly, that they haven’t patched things, they haven’t upgraded. But, some of it is real obfuscation, where they make it look like they have the secure version when they don’t.” Weldon also said pressure from the USA. was helping to make the market fairer, since Huawei had enjoyed financial advantages compared…

Close