China On The March: Cybersecurity And Hidden Risks

The recent arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer Wanzhou in Canada at the request of U.S. officials over unspecified accusations is just the latest example of countries attempting to contain Chinese ambitions, often expressed through that country’s state-owned companies. It was widely reported that Huawei may have broken U.S. sanctions by doing business with Iran.

Trouble for the company worsened over the last week when the Wall Street Journal reported that spy chiefs from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K., and the United States agreed during a July meeting that the company’s influence needed to be limited.

Read more about the growing concerns about China’s ambitions, including its attempts to infiltrate the U.S. transportation industry, on Forbes.