Tag: Australia

Australia bans China’s Huawei from mobile network build over security fears

SYDNEY: Australia’s government on Thursday banned major Chinese telecoms firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment for its planned 5Gmobile network, citing risks of foreign interference. Huawei’s involvement in the network rollout, and resistance to it from Australia’s security agencies, has become a flashpoint between the trading partners in recent months as a row over alleged […]

Tech Giants Face Hefty Fines Under Australia Cyber Laws

Tech companies could face fines of up to AUD 10 million ($7.3 million or roughly Rs. 51 crores) if they fail to hand over customer information or data to Australian police under tough cyber laws unveiled Tuesday. The government is updating its communication laws to compel local and international providers to co-operate with law enforcement […]