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Banning TikTok and Chinese apps is a national security red herring


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2020-10-16 04:30:09
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Much like the long-standing debate around 5G, President Trump’s recent decision to sign an executive order that may see TikTok and WeChat banned, and has now evolved into a bidding war for TikTok’s U.S. operations with Oracle leading as the potential winner, has brought the world’s attention to the inherent security challenges that complex global digital communications and connectivity present.

Much like the long-standing debate around 5G, President Trump’s recent decision to sign an executive order that may see TikTok and WeChat banned, and has now evolved into a bidding war for TikTok’s U.S. operations with Oracle leading as the potential winner, has brought the world’s attention to the inherent security challenges that complex global digital communications and connectivity present.

Source: security magazine
Source Link: https://www.securitymagazine.com/articles/93660-banning-tiktok-and-chinese-apps-is-a-national-security-red-herring


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