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Cybersecurity global forum FIRST suspends Huawei

September 19, 2019


Huawei has been temporarily suspended from membership in the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST.)

FIRST suspended Huawei based on legal advice following changes last month to U.S. export rules, according to an exclusive story by The Wall Street Journal.

“At FIRST we strongly believe that in order to build a global cybersecurity incident response community, from which every company or user participating in the internet can benefit, we should all work to limit the impact of sanctions or export regulations on incident responders,” said FIRST Executive Director Chris Gibson, in an email to FierceTelecom.

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