China Dahua To Replace Their Software With US Pepper

By John Honovich and John Scanlan, Published on Aug 22, 2019

What does a US government banned company do to improve its security positioning in the US?

Well, Dahua is unveiling a novel solution, partnering with US-based 'Pepper'.

dahua pepper partnership

The press release is misleading but after speaking with both Dahua and Pepper, inside this note, we examine what the approach is, its key benefits and its major limitations.

What ** *******

*** ******* ****:

** *********** **** ******’* platform-as-a-service, ***** **********’* ******** becomes **** ** * comprehensive, ******, *** *******-***** service *********

*** ***** ******** *********** in *** *.*., *** data *** ***** ************** will ** ********* ** the ****** ****** *** held ** ******’* ********* cybersecurity *** **** ******* standards

***Dahua **********’* ********* *********, the Pepper partnership provides access to a set of market-leading platform and software capabilities designed to deliver video as well as non-video IoT services to end-users [emphasis added]

Consumer **** ** ** *****

**** ***** *** ****** clarified **** ******* *** release ******* ***** ***** products, ** *******, *** specifically '********* *********', **** is *** *** ****, at ***** *** ***. Dahua ********* ** **:

**** *** *********** ******** and *********, ** **** now **** ****** *** first ***** ** ***** which ** ***consumer ******* ***** ** *** *********. As for further go-to-market strategies, these will be determined through additional discussions between both parties.

** **********, ****** ***** the**** ****(*****'* ******** *****, ******************) ***** ** '******-**'. Neither **** ******* ******* about *****, ***** ** in *** **, *****'* most ****** **** ********, in ***** ** ***** / ****** (*.* ******* ****** ******** into *** ** ** the **** ****).

*****'* ********** *********, ***** is **** ***** ***** under *** *** ***** typically ** *** **, is *** ******** *** now.

Pepper ** *** ********, ***** ** **** ********

*** *** ****** **** this ** ******* **, it ** ***** ** be *** ******'* ********, both ** *** ******* and ** *** *****, as *** ******* *****:

******’* ******* ******* ******** device ********, ****** ****** cloud ******* *** ********* user ********* *******

**** ****** *** ******** alone ** *****.

Exiting ******** *********** (*** ******'** ******)

** ** ** ********** approach. *****'* ******** *********** is ****** ***** ** is ***** ********, **** for ********* *** *** cybersecurity, **** *** **** a *******.

** ******* *** ** the ******** **** ** these ******, ***** *** simultaneously ******* *** ************* and *** ********** ******* concerns ** *********** ****** "We *** **** ********* hardware **** * ***** or * *****").

Commercial ******** **********

**** ***** *** ** is ******** *** ****** to ** **** ** the ******** / ***** of ***** ********** ********. However, ** ***** ************ it **** ** **** more ***********.

*** **** ******** ******* have ********** ****** *** limited ******** ************ *** are ******** ** ** closed *******. ** ****** can ****** **** ***** their *** ***-**-*** ******** for ****.

** ********, ***** ********** cameras, **** ****** *** commercial *******, **** **** more ************* ************ *** functionalities *****-**. ** ******* all ** **** *** Dahua ********** *******, ***** be **** *********. ** see *** *********** ** an ******** ****** ******* of ***** ********** ******* for ****** **** **** the ********** ** ** all ** ********.

Pepper ***** ** *******

******** * ****** ****, USA ******* **** ~** employees **** ******** **$*.* ******* ****** * funding ** ***** ****. ***** *** ******* is ********** *****, ** does ********** ** **** this **** *** ******* a ****** ** ***** undisclosed *** ****** ********* as *********.

Sales *** ********* ** ******** ****** * ***** *********

***** ***** ******** ** established ***** ******** **** has **** ****** *** years ** *** ******** market, ** **** ** interesting ** *** **** how *****'* ********* ******* Lorex (*.*., *** *** could ****** **** ******** even *** **** *********) and *** ***** *** market ****, * ***** that ** *** *********** in ***** *******. ****** could **** ** *** software / ************* **** but ***** **** ***** need ** **** ** developing ***** *** *********.

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Comments (17)

**** ** * ***** move *** **** ***** and ******. ***** ***** a ******** ******* *** Pepper *** ** **. Other ******* ****** ****** are ****** ** ******** similar *****.

****** **** ** **** into *** ********** *****, you ***** *** ******** a******** ****** ******** ********.

*** ****-***-*** ******* **** be ******, "**** **!"

**** **** ** *** well ******** ********.

** *** *** ** fast ****** ** *****!

***** **** **** ** Mexico, **** ******* **** Pepper. **** ****** ******* things **!

****’* ****** ** * roll. ***** **** ***** maybe?

**** * ***** ******** level *** ******** **** China *** ***** ******* embedded ******* **** *** be **** *** ****** relay *** ************ ** China. *** **** ** consumers *** *** ********** be ********* **** *** components *** **** *********** the ********** ** ***** devices?

* ******* *** ** Pepper *** **** ****** here **** * ******* the ********.

*** ** *********; ** there * ****** ****** or ****** ************ **** doesn't ******* ** *** at ***** **** ********** made ** *****, ** not *** ***** *******?

***** - ****** *** the *******. ***** ** the ******** **** ******:

**’* * **** ********. Cyber ******** ** ******* is ******** *** ******* can **** ** **********, devices *** ** *********. From *** **********, ******* cyber ******** *********** *** lacking ** **** *** devices **** **** *** market *****. ** ***** best ********* *** ********** rigor ** **** *** gap **** ******* ****** methods ** ********/********** *************** (using * ******** ********, erasing ***** ****** ****** loading, ***.) *** **** elevated ***** ******** ********* and ******** ** *********** monitor ******* *** ******** threats ******* ****** ****: lab ******* ** ****** new ********** ******* (******* through *******/*************), ****-**** ********** of ************** ** * lab ***********, *********** *****, etc..

** *******, **** ******* comment/concern ** *****, ************* there ** ** ****** easy ******. ** ** a *********** ** ********* and ********** ** ***** to **** ********* *** proactively ****** ** ***** to ******* ****** *******.

**** ** ************* ******** is ****** ************ *** made ** *****. ****, Vicon ******** ******* **** in *** ***.

******** *** * ************ facility ** *****, ***** is *** ******* ************ point *** *** ***. However, **** ** ***** products *** **** ** Canada, ***** ** ***** their ***** ***** ******** distribution ***** ** ** the *********. ** ** is ***** ******** **************, but *** *** ** the ***. *** ***** servers *** ***-** **** someone (* ***** ** is ****), **** **** many ***** *************.

******* *** *** **** show,it ****** ** ** like * ********* *******, sounds ****, ***** **** it *** **** *** never ****** ***** ** to *** **** *** a ****** ******* ** the ***.

*** **** ******* ******** updates ** *** ******? The ******** *** ***** phone **** **? **** they ****** *** ******** design ** ***** ***** to ****** **** ** does *** ******* ****** code?

** ******** ***** *** code *** ** ******* anytime ** ***** *** government.

*** ******** *** ***** phone **** **?

*************, *** ***** ** that ** ***** '***** home' ** ******, *** Dahua.

*******, * ******* *** title **** '********' ** 'to *******' ** ****** emphasize **** **** ** the **** *** **** it ** *** **** yet.

******* ***** * ****** later ***** ** ** progress ** ***** **. Dahua *** *** ********* to * ******* *** an ****** ** **** and ****** ********* ****:

***** ******** **********, ** do *** **** ******* on *** **** ******* to ***** ** **** time.

** ********* ******* **** both ********* ** ***** of *** *********** ******** ***** **************.

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