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German regulator says 5G security requirements to apply to all vendors




The regulator equally imbibed on toughening scrutiny of gear used in critical infrastructure.

The criteria, updated following a national debate over whether to heed U.S. calls to ban Huawei Technologies on national security grounds, made no mention of the Chinese company.

Instead, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) stressed that critical equipment should only be used after scrutiny and certification by Germany’s BSI federal cybersecurity watchdog.