Hikvision Favorability Results 2019

By: IPVM Team, Published on Mar 18, 2019

Hikvision favorability results declined significantly in IPVM's 2019 study of 200+ integrators. While in 2017 Hikvision's favorability was polarized, now Hikvision's net unfavorability is clear, as the summary results below show:

In this note, we share 100+ selected comments spanning negative, neutral and positive feedback arranged from most prominent to least prominent. Comments fell into the following main themes:

NEGATIVE

  • Chinese government ownership / cybersecurity concerns
  • Quality problems
  • Security flaws
  • Do not trust

NEUTRAL

  • Product just ok, cheap, hard to install, support problems
  • Neutral but mentions China / cybersecurity concerns

POSITIVE

  • Good product, good price and easy to use
  • Positive but mentions China / cybersecurity concerns

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********

  • ******* ********** ********* / cybersecurity concerns
  • ******* ********
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  • ** *** *****

*******

  • ******* **** **, *****, hard ** *******, ******* problems
  • ******* *** ******** ***** / ************* ********

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  • **** *******, **** ***** and **** ** ***
  • ******** *** ******** ***** / ************* ********

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US ** ***-** ***********

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******** ****** *******, ************ ********** ********* *******, up ** ******, ********* driven ** * ***** downtward ** ******** ********* towards *** ******* ** the ********** ***** *****:

********

Chinese ********** ********

*** **** ****** ******** integrator ******** *** **************'* ******* ********** *********:

  • "****** ****** ***** ************ by ***** **********."
  • "******* **** *** *******."
  • "******* ********** *********, **** tech *******."
  • "**** ** *****. ******* manufacturing ** ******** ******* just **** *** *** well **** **. **** if **% ** *** conspiracy ******** ***** ******* government ****** *** *****, I ***** ***'* ***** myself ** **** *** risk."
  • "*** ***** ***** ** use ** ** *******. You *** **** *** reason ***, ********* ***** connection, *********, **** *************. Let’s *** ****** *** race ** *** ******."
  • "******* ****, ******'* **** before *** *** ********** would *** **** ***** the ***."
  • "****. *** * *** fan ** *** ********* party ** *** *****... or ***** **********."
  • "******* *****. ******* *** hacking ******."
  • "***** ** *** ******* government, *** **** ** the ***. *** ***** for **** ** ** clients."
  • "******* ***** ************ **** probable *********** ************* *****."
  • "* ******* **********. * believe *** ******* ********** runs ****!"
  • "******* ******** ********. ******* in ********** ***********."
  • "****** ******** ********** **** Dahua *** ********** ******* by *** *********."
  • "****, **** *** * say? **** ** * banned ******* **** ********* for *** ******* ****** agency."

******** *****

******** ****** *********** **** cited *** *******'* ******** flaws:

  • "******** ******!"
  • "******** ******."
  • "* ******* *** **** door ************* ** ********* surveillance *******."
  • "* ******* *** **** use ***** ******** ** spy ** ****** *** intentionally ***** ******** *********."
  • "********* *** ***** ******** issues *** * *** turnoff. **** *** ***** race ** *** ****** mentality ** ****."
  • "********* ******** **** ******** and *******."
  • "***** ************, ***** *** obnoxious *********, ********* ******* undermining *** ********* *** value ** *** ********. I ***** **** ****** a *** **** (**** hearsay)."
  • "********* ** ** ** synonymous **** *****, ********** spyware. *** **** ***** websites **** *** *** just ******* *********, *** money, *** **** *** your *********** ****. ****'** a ******** ******* **** deserves *** ********/ ****."
  • "*** ******!"
  • "******** - ******** ******."

***'* *****

******* ** ********** ********* and ******** ******** *** many *********** *** ******** Hikvision:

  • "** ***'* *** **** because ** ***'* ***** Hikvision **** *** ******** of *** *********."
  • "**** **** ** * have ** ***? *** we ***** ****?"
  • "*****'* ****** ******* **** they *******. * *** of ********* ********. ******* to *****. ********* ** what ***** ***** *** one *** *** **** eventually ***** ** ** reality."
  • "***'* ***** ****."
  • "*** ******* **** *****'* admit ** ***** ** their ******** ** *** worth ***** ******** ****."
  • "******* **** *********** *** simply *************."
  • "**** *****! **** ****!"
  • "************* ********** **** * track ****** **** ****** for ******."
  • "**** *** ***** *** to ******** ******* ** the ******* *** ***** secretive."
  • "***’* *****."

********* *** **** ******* and ********* ***** *** Chinese ********** ********* ** the ******** ** *** west ***** *****, *** ******* government *** ******** ** such.

Lack ** *******

*******, **** *********** ****** negative ***** ********* ******* quality ********:

  • "****** ****** ** **** basic ********. ** *** other ****, **** *** Chines *************, *** **** of *******, **** *** SW, ******** ******, **** production **** *** **** products ********** ********, **** of ***********,**** **** ***** ***** support **** ** **** of *** **** ** even *********** ******* **** them."
  • "***** **. ******* ** good *******, **** *******, a *** ** ** leak. *** ******* ** the *****. *** ********** with * ***** ******. Many ******* *********, *****, IP ******* ******* *** it *** * *** of **** *** **. We **** *** *** Hikvision *******."
  • "**** ****** ** *********. There *** ******* ******* that ******* ******-******* **********."
  • "*** *******, ***-********* ******* crap. ********* *** **** more ** **** *** industry **** *** ***** manufacturer. ** **** ******** when *** *** *** signed **** ***."
  • "* ***'* **** ***** software *** ****** *********. Very ******* *** **** to ***."
  • "************ *******, *** ****** models **-***** *** ***** market. ******** ***** ******* espionage."
  • "******? *** ***** ******* that ****?"
  • "***** ****. ** ***'* sell ** *** **** removed *** ** ** from *** ******."
  • "******** *******, ********, *** warranty *******. ***** ***** deliver ** *********. *** price ***** ** **** a ********* ** *** bad ** *** *******."
  • "*******: ******** ***** *** Cheap *******."

*******

***** ***** *******, *** most ****** ***** *** that *** ******* *** ok *** **** **** problems, ** *** ********** below *****:

  • "********* *** **** **** their **** ***** ** faults - *** **** have *********** ** ******** amount ** *** ******** and ********** ** **** the ***** ** * [US] ********* ****** - HIK ***** ********** *** doesn't **** **. ****** follow (****) *** **** criticize ***. **** *** improving *** *** **** but ***** **** *** marketing ******* ** ***** of * ********** ********* library. ***** ***, ***** years ******** ****** ** more ****** **** ****** integration **** *** ******* panels **** **** *** been ********. ** ***** of ***-**, **** **** a ******* *** ** a ****** ***-** ******* the ***, ***, *** camera **** ** ********* neither ********** *** ****."
  • "**** *** * **** big ***** ** ********. We **** ***** ******* for *** *** ******* and ** **** ***** private ************* ***** ***** priced ********. ***** ** had **** ********. ***** is ***** **** *** quality ** ***** ******* levels."
  • "**** **** **** *********** projects ** *** *** lines (***** ***, ****-*** bullet), **** ***** ******* for ********** *****. ******* the ********* ** ******* (why **** ** ********* bullet ** **** *******), keep ** ****** **** low/medium/high-end. ****** ***** ******** versions. ******** ****** ******* to **** ** **** release ***** **** **** to *** ** ** will ******** ****** *** issue."
  • "*** * *** ** their ******* *** **** is ****** *** ** price. *** ****** *** call **** ******* ***** anything ***** **** ***** camera ** ******** ******* they **** ** **** about *** ** *** specialty ******** **** ****...**** LPR ******* * *** 4 ********* ******* **** 4 ********* *****. ***** software ** ****** ********. Never *** * ******** not ******** ***** ** and **** ***** ********* rarely **** ** **** should. *** **** ******* firmware **** * ****** socks. **** ** **** wasted ** ** ******** on ***** *** ******* and ****. ******** ******* for * ********* ******* to ****."
  • "*** ********** ** ******* but **** ****** *********** and *** *** ** easily **********."
  • "** **** ****** *** installed **** *******. *******, the ***** ******* ** good *** *** ******* are *** ********* ** install **** * ****** harness **** ** *** wires *** *** ****. The ****** ** *** models *** *** ******** between *** ********* ******* makes *** ****** *** suitable ******** ***********. ** use **** *** ***** installations ** * *** price."
  • "***** ******* ******* **** Ad ********."
  • "****** *** ***** ****. Not **** *********."
  •  "*** *** ********** ** Dahua. ******** ***, ** my *******, *** *** best. *** ******* ** the ******** ***** ** better."
  •  "***'* *** **. ******* directive. *******, ** ********** in *** **** **** the ******** ** ****-*** stuff ****** ***********."
  • "** ***** ***** ***** but **** **** ****** on ***** ******* ******** down."
  • "******* ***** *** **** picture, *** **** * high ******* ****."
  • "***** *** *********** ****. Reliable ********, ********* **** the **** ******** **** to ***. *** ******** is *** **** ** they *** ********** **** screwing ***** ***** ***********."
  • "** *** **** * lot. *** ****** * hit ** **** *** if *** ***. ******* is ****** *** ****** why ** ***. *** picture ** *** *** that ***. * ******* *** software. ***** *******."
  • "**** ***** *****, **** picture *******, ******* ** still *******, *** ******* not ***."
  • "**** *** **** **** are. *** **** **** to **** **** ***** in. ** ***’* *** them *** * *** where **** *** **."
  • "**** ****** *********. *** a *** ** ********* policies."
  • "* **** ***** ** crap, *** **** **** products ** *** **** what ** ****. ******* quite ********** *** *** reliable."
  • "** ** ********* ********* for ******* ******** ***** pricing ** *** **** concern. ** ** *** openly ******* ***** ******** and **** *** **** when ** ** *** obvious ******."
  • "******* *** **** ***** and ********** ********. ***** NVR ** **** *** client ******** ** ********* unusable. *** ** ** not **** ** ***."

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

  • "**** ****** ** ***** customers--unlike **** ******* *************. Rubbish ****/******** **** ** cybersecurity. ******* ********* ***** owned *** ***'* ***** it ** * *** fail."
  • "****: **** *******, ****** performance, ******* *********, ***** selection, **** *******. *******: Negative ************ ********** **** using ******* ******** ***** Americans **** ******* **** as * ****** ** their ****************. **********, * ***'* care ***** ** *** Canadian *** ***** **** called ** * ****** to ******** ******** ** a ************* *** ******** tariffs ** ***** *** aluminum. ** *****'* ****** affect ** *** **** require ********** *** **** ********* from ********* ********* *** happen ** ***** *** & *******."
  • "** ********* ******* ******* products, *** ** **** to ***** **** ********* conquered *** ******** ******. Low ***** ******* *** good, **** **** ***** quality, **** ** **** with ******** *** *** light************ (*** ******* ***, not ******* *** *****, not ******* *********** *** a ******* ********** ** a **** ***** ******** customers.) ************ ******* *** good, *** **** *** not ** ***** ** expected - ** ****** choose * **** ******** brand ** ********. *********** DarkfighterX *********, ** ** long *********, ********* ** the ******* **** *****. A *** ********** ** cameras **** ** ******* are ********* *** **** cameras. ** ***'* **** VMS, ***** **** **** a *** ********. ** experienced * *** ** problems **** **** ** software & ******** *** it ****** ** * lot ** ****** ****, problems **** ******** *** other ****** ** ***** and ****** ******** *** year *** **** ********* devices **** ******."
  • "**** *** **, *** we **** *** ***** quality ****, *********/******** * let-down *** **** ************ cyber-security ******** ******* **********, we **** *** **** on **** ******/****** **** networks."
  • "***** *** *** *** is ***********, ******-*** ******* are *** ****** **** against ***********. ******** ***** security *** *** *******."
  • "* **** *** *** them ******* * ***** with * ****** **** I ****... *** *** and *** *** *** looking *** * *** dollar *** ****** ** not **** ** ***** is ********."
  • "****** *********** *** *** price ** ***********, *** the ******** ***** **** cybersecurity *** **** **** a **** ********* ****** for **. ** **** to **** **** **** unless ****** **."
  • "******* *** **, *** is *******, ************* *** China *** *****."
  • "***** ******** ******* **** value *** ****** ***'* need *** *** ********* baggage **** ***** **** Hikvision."
  • "**** ****** *****, **** quality ******, **** ***** Too **** ************* *** reliability ****** ****** ***'*."
  • "**’* **** ***** - cheap *** ********* *** the ***** *** ** the ******. ** *** a *****. *** ********** surrounding *** **** ** security ** * ******* and ***** ** **** not *** *** ****** specifically ** ******** ****** on ********."
  • "**** * *** ** quality ****** **** * lot ** *** **** tests. ******* ******** ***."
  • "**** **** ********* & keep ***** ******* ******** they **** **** ****** such ** *** ** government ***, ************* ***."
  • "******* ***** ** **** US ************* ******** *** create * ******** **** the ***** *********."
  • "** **** ***** ********* Hikvision, *** *** ******** I **** ** **** it ***** **** *** is * **** ***** solution. ** **** ***** wanted *** ********* ** having * *** ** it *** ** *** field. ** ***** **** there ***** ** * higher ********** ** ******* and * ****** ****** of *** ********* ****** from ***** *** ********."
  • "****** ****** ** **** new ***** *** *******-**** software. ***'* **** **** they *** ***** ** the ******* - *** sure **** **** *** up **..."
  • "**** ******* *** *** price. * ****** ******* the **** **** *** Chinese ********** ********* **** them. * *** ** keep **** *** *** Internet ** ** ***** inform ** ********* ** the ******** ****. * wish ***** *** * U.S. *********** ** * similar ***** *****."
  • "***** ******** ** ***** prices. *********** ** ** good ** ******. ********: political ******."
  • "******* ******** ****** *** they ** **** **** picture ******* *** * camera ** **** ***** any ****."
  • "***** ***, **** * job, ** ** **** loads, **** ***** *** they **** ** **** over *** *****!"

********

*** ******** **********, *** theme *** **** ******* combined **** *** *******, as *** ******** ***** indicate:

  • "**** *******. ***** **** 3 ***** ** ********. Cheap."
  • "******* ** ***** ***** is **** ****. **** offer * **** *********, to *** ***** ***** I ****** **** ** go ** ******* ************ to **** * **** fit *** ** ******."
  • "********* & **** *****. Show ** ******** ***** of *** ******* ********** spying ** ********** ************ and *** ****** ** has. *'* ** **** concerned **** *** ************ and ****** ** **** that ********, *****, *** Google ****."
  • "********* ** ***** ***** to ** *** **** product **** ***** ********* changes. ** *** **** upfront **** *** ******* about *** ********* ****** involved **** ****** *********. Most *** ** **** it. **** *** ***. We **** ***** *** QC ****** **** *********. We **** *** **** minor ****** ****** ***** have **** ********* *******. All ** *** ** favorite ************ *** ** bottom."
  • "******** *** ***** *******. They *** ****** ***** browser *******. * ***'* believe ******* ****** *********** are ****, **** *** cares, *** *** ** spying ** ** *** anyways (*** **********)."
  • "* ***** ********* *** gotten * *** ** bad ***** **** *** past *** ***** (************** so) - * *** it - *** *** product ****** ** * decent *******. **** ******* and *** * **** in **** **** (** other *********) *** ***** working ****. *** *******, I ***'* **** *** - *** ******* ** a ****** *******. *** we ***'* **** **."
  • "**** ** ***** ******* in *** *** ******* solid ***** *** ***********. US *** **** *** affect ** ** ******."
  • "**** ******** ***** ***** be ********** ** ** was *** *** *** cheep ********* *******. *** can't **** * $*,*** cam ** ****** * $500 ****. ******* ***** is ***** **** ****** runs ** ***** ***. That ** **** ****** in **** **********."
  • "**** ********, **** ** install *** *********."
  • "* **** ******** *** an ******* ** *********, I **** *** ******* to ** **** ******* and ** * ***** price *****. * **** never **** *** ** their *** ****/******** *** cameras *** ***** *** work ****. ********* ** the *** ** ** camera ******* ******."
  • "**** ******* *** *** price. ******* ****."
  • "******* ** **** *** their ******** ******* **** is ******* ** ****** design *** *************."
  • "****** ************* *** *** market ****** **** ****** of *******."
  • "***** *******, **** *********. Fast *** ******** **. Local ******* *** **** is **** **********."
  • "*** ***** ******** * lot *** ********** **."
  • "****** ******** *** * competitive *****. **** ** quote, **** *** ****** gets *** *** ****."
  • "***** ******* *** ********** for *** *****. **** amongst ****** ****** ******* they ***** **** *****, and ****** ***'* **** us *** ******. **** seem ** **** *****."
  • "**** **** *** *** buck *** *****-*** **** installations."
  • "******* *** *** ***** can't ** ******."
  • "**** **** *** ***** installations. **** ** * big ****."
  • "***** *******, *******, ** only *** **** ******* for *** ****** *** is ** **** **** their ******"
  • "** ********* *** ********* products ** ** ********* branded ** **** ***** OEM *****. ** **** Hikvision *** ** ******* availability, *******, *** ***** points."
  • "**** ******** **** ******* Hikvision *** **** *** excellent *******, ********** **** the ***** ** ******** to ******* ***** ****** systems ** * ****-********* manner."
  • "********** ******* *** * large ****** ** *******."
  • "*** ***** ***** ** the ***-***** ******* ** well ** *** ***** quality."

*******, **** **** ******** commenters ********* ******** **** the ******* ********** *********:

  • "**** *** *******, **** to ******* *** ***. The ******* ********** ** an ***** *** **** customers."
  • "***** *** *********. ***’* beat *** ***** ***** for ***- ** ******-***** customers ******* *********** ** commercial. ******* ** ****** if *** **** *** to **** **** **** obstacles *** ******* ** a *******, * ***** say********. *** ** ** trusted ** ****-******** ************."
  • "**** **** *** *** buck *** * **** concerns **** **** *** disappear ** *** ** because ** ***** *********."
  • "******** ******** *****, **** continue ** **** *********** cameras **** ***** ***********."
  • "************* **'* ****** *****, they **** **** ****** Chinese *****, ********* ** better ** ***** ** the ****** ** ***** NVR *** ******** ** camera/Ezviz (******** ** ******** of *****). *** ** business ******* ***************** ** ***** * completely ********* ***** **** Dahua. ****, ***** *** more ************ ** ********* compared ** *****, ******* to * ****** ******** model **** * ***** twist ****'* ***."

*******

********* ** ********* *********, both **** ********** ********, driven *** ********* ** the ** ********** *** slowdown ** *****'* ******** economy.

** *** ***** ****, the ******* ***** ******* (**** $* billion ****** *******), *** ****** ******* from *** *****, *** Chinese ********** *** ********* to ***** ***** ** marketing.

********* **** ***** ****** to ***** *** ****'* ****** ** 40%+ *** **** *** whether **** ****** ********** them ******* **** ** steady ****** ******, ****** with ***** ******, ** a ******** **** *******, remains ** ** ****.

Comments (24)

**** ** * *** deal. **** ** ******* the ******* ********* ** moving **** ******** ******** over *** ******. *********. As ** *.*. ***, I ********** **** ***** in ********.

**** ***** ***** ** is *** ** *** that ********** ******** ******** for ********** ********. **'* not *** ********** *******'* fault! 

**'* *** *** ********** product's *****!

**** ***’* ********** *******, hackers **!

* ******** *** ***** with ***.

** ** *** *** to ** *** ******** in ******* **********. ***** are ******* ******* **** play **** ****. **** of ** *** *** electrical ********* ** ***********. Some ** ** *** small ********** *** ** not **** *** **** or ********* ** *** into *** ******* ******* of ********** *** ****** without ********* *** ****** of *** ***** *********** that ******* **** *********. My ******* *** ** SGO, *** *** ******** has **** ****** ** have * ****** ********** their **** ** ******* up ** *** ****** policies.

****** ******* ** * Sysadmin **** * ***** be ********* ***, ***,  Anonymous ******, & ***. You *** ******* *** Camera **** **** ***** the ********. *****.

*** **** ** *** everyone. **** ******* **** you ***** * ******* like ********* *** *** decide *** **** **** data ** * ***** server? ***'** ******* * small ********* *** *** only **** ** ********* cameras ***** ** ****** hosted ******. ***'** ******** your ****** ********** ** through **** **** ** VLANs, *** *** ***** need ** ********* *******.

*** *** **** * device **** *** ** programmed ** ********* ******* various ******* ** * timer. *** ****** ** now ****** **** ********, and * ***** *** is ************* ** ***** sophisticated ******** ** ****** for *** ******** ********* ********, and *** ****** ***** way **. 

*** ***'** * ****** warehouse ********** ** ******* staking *** **** ******** vulnerabilities.

** ***** **** ******* that ********* ************ ** IPVM *** **** ****** away **** **** ******* of *** ********* ***** bashing..... 

** ***** **, **'* hard ** **** ***** 'contributors' **** ** ****.

*** ** **** *** in *** **, * am **** *** ******* would ** **** ******** for *********.

***, **** ** ****, since *** ******** ********* favorability ****** ** ****, the ******* *** ******** to **** * ******* backdoor, *** ******* *** banned ** *** ** government *** *** *******'* profiting from ***** ****** ****** have *** ****** ******. These *** ******** ******* for **** ******.

*** *** **** **... we *** ******** *********** not ******** *** ********** because ** ****

********* * *** *** speak about ** *** ****** China ***** ** *** current *********. * **** this *** **** **** it's **** ********, *** do *** ****** **** all **** ******** ********* to ** **** ** one *******? **** ***** Trojan ******. *** *********** China **** **** ***** camera ********* ** ****** impossible ** ******* *******.

***** ********* **** *** money ** **** ** competing, ****** ** **** a ****** **** ***** compromising many ******* ** ******** security ***'* ****.

* ******* **** ***** decisions **** ********** *******. I **** ** ***** motherboards *** ******* ****** their ************* *********. ** is *** ********* * isolate ** **** *******.

*** **** **** **** an ***-**** **** ****, similar ** *** ********** only *****?

**** **** * *** of *** *********** *** manufacturers, ***** ** ***** sincere, **** **** *********** ‘skin ** *** ****’ and ***** ** **** from *** ******* **** of *** ****** ******* (2012-????).

** *** ***** ****, end ***** **** *** most *********** ** **** (arguably **** **** **** Hik *******), ** *** short **** ** *****, from *** ***’* *****-********* discounting.

** ***** ** *********** to **** *** *** and ** **** ****** the ******** ********* ******* into *** *****.

 

** **** **** **** end **** ******* *** end ***** ***,** *******, ************* **** ************* about ******** **** ***********. Most *** ***** **** major ********** ********* ** video ************ ***** *** ***** ** they **** *** ** be ** ******** (** course, ***** *** ********** with *** *** ***** having ********* ***** *** again, ** *******). ** such, * ***'* ***** it ***** ** ** informative. ****, ** **** end **** ****** ***** be *********** ** ***** as *** **** ** end **** *** ***** up *** **** ***** to ** ******, ***** Hikua ********* **** ******.

***** ** **** **** the ******* **** ** the ****** ******* (****-????).

**** ********* ** *** many *********** ***** **** significantly. ***** ******* *** be *** **** ***** pro-Hikvision ********** ********** ** IPVM **** *** **** few ***** *** ***** are **** **** *** out *****, *.*., ********* ****** ****** "******** Of *********" ** ******.

****** **** ********** **** the **'* 😉

* ***** ***** "******** concerns" ***** **** ********** don't **** * **** about ********** *** ******** networks.

** ******** ** ************ work **** ********* *** provide *** ******* ******* quality ************ ********* ** cost-effective *******.

*'* ******* ** **** if ***, ** ***** Hik **********, **** **** done *** ********** ***** to *** ** ***** is *** "**********" ************* activity.  ******* ** **** story ** **** ******:

*****://***.*******.***/****/***********-****-******-********-*******-****-*****/

*'* ******* ** **** if ***, ** ***** Hik **********, **** **** done *** ********** ***** to *** ** ***** is *** "**********" ************* activity.

*** ***** ****’* ********* between * **** ***** and ** ** ******/*** is **** *** ******/*** is ********* ******* ****** a ********.  ** *** devices **** ********** ** make ******** *********** **** were ****** ** *** firewall, ****** ***** **** noticed *** ********** ** the **** ** ***.

*** ******** *** ***** firewall/network ***** ********* *** fewer ***** **** **** to ***** *** ****.  but **** **, *** there ** * *** of *** *** *****.

*** ** *** **** the ******** **** ***** catch **********, (******* *** outbound *** ** **** could ** ********), *** it ***** ****** **** typical ********* ********** ********.

* ***, *** **** would ** * *** flag *** **. ** has ***** ********.

********, *****'* ****** * chance, ****'* * *** FW ****** **** **** a ****** ****. ** having *** ****** *** firewall ** * ****.

**** ****** ***** *** Kaspersky ********* *** **** don't **** ** *********. It's **** * ****** vulnerability 

**** *** *** ******** things ***** ***, *** will ** ****** ***** oem ******** **** ***** that ***** *** *** cameras **** ******* **** hik ****. **** *** ban **** ******* ****

* ******* ***** *** primarily * *** ***. Maybe **** *** ********* as **** *** **** certainly *** *** (*.*.,*** ****** *********** ***** here).

** **** ******* ********, I ***'* ***** *** negative ********** ***** ********* is * *** ** a ******* *** **** as *** ** ********** ban. *** ******** ********** can ** ****** ****** because, ** **********, ***** OEMs ********* **** ** hide ***** ********, ********* their *** *****. *** ban ***** ****** **** dangerous ***** ** ***** dealers **** ***** ******** to *** ** **********, they *** ******** *** law.

** **, *** *******, why********* *** *** ** quick ** **** ********* *** *** *******.

***** ** ***, *** and *******. **** ***** that *** *** *** customers **** *** ***, dahua *** ****** ** much **** *** ***** their *** ******** 

 ***** *** *** ******* much ******* **** *** does.

** ********** ** **** this ** * ***** segmentation ******** ** *********. That **, ***** *** same ******* *** **** different ****** *** ***** levels ** ******* ****** with ********* *********** ** pay. ****** *** ******* (in ******) *** ********* examples ** ****.

*** *** ***** ****** more ********* ***** ** their ******* **** ***** products ** *** ** government, **** *** ******** the ***.

******** * ******’* ******* hikua **** ******** ******* sales ** *** ** gov, * ***** **’* an ************* ** ***** that ** **** ***, that “**** *** ******** the ***” *** ***** therefore ** ** ***** jeopardy.  **** *** ** broken *** **** *****’* mean *** **** ***** be *********** ***********.

*** **** ******** ****** responsibility ** *** ********* head *** **********:

**, ******: **** ***** ** ********* At ***, ****** **** Selling ** ** ******* Government, **** ** ****:

****** ******, ***** ***** ******** Committee ************** ******** ********* to **** ****:

*** *********** ** ****** selling ** *** **********. If *** “******” ***** Hikvision / ***** ******* in *** *** ** anyone, **** *** ****** from ***** ******** **** the ******* **********

*** ****, *** ********** user *** ************** *** it ** *****, ** say *** *****, *** the ******.

 

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