Hikvision CSO Asks "How Can China Watch???"
Published Feb 16, 2022 13:44 PM
John Honovich and Conor Healy
Hikvision's CSO debated a Dutch politician who decried the country's widespread Hikvision use as "morally reprehensible", with Hikvision's cybersecurity leader asking "How can China 'watch'???" Hikvision's cameras.
This has become a core Hikvision counterargument as governments around the world increase scrutiny of the PRC created and controlled mega manufacturer. For example, Hikvision centered its case to the FCC on this - Hikvision Argues Airgapping And Firewalling Negate FCC Concerns.
Nonetheless, as Hikvision admits in its marketing - cloud - and manufacturer control of surveillance equipment will be "essential".
Plus, Hikvision's CSO spoke on Hikvision's human rights abuses.