Stanley Makes "Multi-Million Dollar Investment" Into Banned Hikvision Products

By: John Honovich and Charles Rollet, Published on Aug 09, 2019

Just days from the US government ban going into effect, US mega-corporation Stanley has dramatically increased its imports of banned Hikvision products.

Stanley Touts Multi-Million Dollar Investment Into Banned Hikvision

They are touting online:

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Indeed, Stanley is encouraging US government buyers to continue to deploy their Hikvision OEMed products until the very last day:

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However, the NDAA itself says it is a prohibition on both purchasing and use:

**** **** **** *** US ********** *** ***** into ******, ** ****-*********** Stanley *** ************ ********* its ******* ** ****** Hikvision ********.

Stanley Touts Multi-Million Dollar Investment Into Banned Hikvision

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

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******,******* ** ************* ********** ****** ** continue ** ****** ***** Hikvision ***** ******** ***** the **** **** ***:

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*******, *** **** ****** says ** ** * prohibition ** **** ********** and ***:

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*** **** ** *** wants ** ********* ** as ******** ******** ***, Stanley *********** *** ********** of ******** **** *** US ********** *** ********** called * ******** **** is ***** * *********.

******* ** *** ******** about *** '*****-******* ****** investment', ** ****** ******* show * ***** ** imports ** **** ****:

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*** ************** ******* ******* ******* imports **** ********* **** 8/2018 ** */****.

******, ** *** **** week ** ****, **** imported **** **,*** ******, more **** **** *** in *** ** **** prior ** **** ****:

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**** ** ****** ******** of *******, **** ******** a ************ * ****** per ~$*** ****** (*.*., $20 *** ***** ***** 100,000+ ******).

Stanley **********

************&****** ** * ***-****-*** American ******* **** ***** *******; ** ************ ************* ********** ***** during *** *** **** helping ******* *********"******* ****-********"****** ** ***** ***** tools.

******* ** * ******* 500 ******* **** ~$** billion ** **** *******, according ** ********* ******.

************* ******** ******** ******* in ******* ** *********** ***. IPVM****************'* **** ******* ** the $** ** $*** million *****.

*******'********* ********, ***** **** **** beyond ** ******* **** integration *** ***** *******, has **** ****** ********* for * ****** ** years. ** **** $*.** billion ** ***** ** 2018 **** ***** **% profit ******, * ******* from **** $*.* ******* in ***** **** ****** margins **** ***** *****, per *** ****** ******:

**** ******* ********* **** 2019, **** ******** ***** falling*% ** ******% ** ********** ** *** **** before.

China ****** ******

******* ********* ****** *** tariffs ***** ** *** last ************, ****** **** ***** tariffs "***** ****** ** an ******** ** ****** chain ***** **** *** Company *** *** ** able ** ******":

Inventory ********* ****** ***** ** *******

**** ***** ***** ********* on ***** ***** ******* have ******* ** ** inventory ****** ******** ******* of *******, ******* ********** in ********** ** ** full,********* ******** ********.

*******, **** ***** ***** have *********** ****** ************* *** of *****. ********, ******* **** is *** ****** ******* with ******* *** **** the **** **** *********** US ********** ***.

3xLogic, ***** ********* *****, ********** **** ***

******** ****************** ********* *** ******* Security ******* *********** ****, ** ********** the *** *** *** firm's *** ** ********* cameras:

** ******; ** *** cameras **** *** *** one ***** ********. ******* are **** **** **% of *** ******* *******.

*******, *******, ******* **** some ********** ** "*******, Sonitrol *** ******* **** made * *****-******* ****** investment" **** ****** * massive **** ** ********* cameras.

Stanley ****** "***** *******" *** "********* ******** *********"

********** ***** **** ********** into ******* **** **** imminently ** ******, ******* touts ****** ** ** "ideal *******" ************* ********:

[******* ******** **] *** ideal ******* *** ******* and *********** **** ********* of ******** *** *****, state *** ******* ********** agencies

**** ****** *** **** only **** ******* ********* of ******* *********, *** ban *** ******* ** spread, ******* ***** ** ********** ******* ** *******, ********** * ****** ******** of ****.

NDAA ********* ****** ***********

** *** **** ******, 3xLogic **** *** ******* the ****** ***** ** the ****, ************ ******, ***** ***** *** US ********** *** ********* anyone ******* ****** ********* (like ********* *** *******). Instead, ******* ******:

*** ****** ***** **** not ** **** ****** untilAugust ****. **** **** *** these ******** **** ***** used ** ******** ****** by *** ******* **********.

**** ** **********. ** 3xLogic ******* **** ** know **** ******* ***** cameras ***** **** ** them ***** *********** **** participating ** ******* *********, many *** ********** ****** these ********.

Contrast ** *********'* **** ********

*********, ************ ***** *****, *** ***** * contrasting ******** ******** * *** **** compliant ****** ********** ** ********* ************ Vivotek.

Broader ******

******* ******* *** ********* haul **** ****** *** product ** ****** ** clearly ***** ** * desire ** **** ********** from ***-**** ******* *******, rather **** *********** *** "high *********" *** "********* security *********."

*** ***** ******** ***** the ********* ****** ****** to ** **** **** worrying **** ** ******* for *******' **********. *** Stanley ** *** *** only ***. ***-**** ******* are **** * **** for **** **** **** the ***** ******* ********** ******* the ******* *** ***** **** (like *******), ***** ** always ***, * ***** after *** *** ******.

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* **** ***? **** couldn’t **** ******** **** much ** *&* **** their ****** *********** ** justify **** ********* ******. There’s ****** ** ***** options **** ***** **** used. 

* **** ***? **** couldn’t **** ******** **** much ** *&*

**** ********. ********* ********, we **** **** **** denial (***** ***) *** procrastination. ********* ** ****** making ********** ***** ***** now *** ******* ***** to ******** (*** ********* ***'* *******). **** *********** *** prove **********.

** ** ** ********* long **** ******** ***...

***** ******** **** **** of *******'* ***** ******, Proto, ******, *** *** Lista. **** **** ** baffles **. *'* *** going ** **** *** it *** * *** take * ***** **** they **** **** * few ** ********** *********. Seems **** ** *********.

**** ** ****** ************* to ****. * **** met ******* ** ******* occasions, *** ***** *** have ****** *** ** the **** ** ****** to ***** ******* *** integrity **** ****.

* ***** ******* **** made * **** ***** and ** **** ** very ******, ******** ********..

* **** ******* *** those ******** ** ********* before ***** * **** next ****. ***** ****** become * **** **** real ***** ** ****** isn't *****. **** ********** blanket ********* ** ***** part ***** ** ***** they'll **** ***** **** a **** *** *** wait *** *** **** to ****** **** ****...

******* **** *** ** amazing **** **** * beaten **** ***?  ******* their $** ** ******* affords **** ****** ******** and ******** ** **** comfortable ****** **** *********?  Perhaps **'* * *** of **** ********** ***** evaluating ********** *******?  ******* they *** ** **** inventory *** ****** *** first **** ** *** year ** **** * quarterly ******** **** ** two?  ******* **** ****** more ***** ********, *** just *******?  *******, *******, perhaps!  *'* ***** *******'* size, ********* *** ******** affords **** *** ******* to ****** **** ****** calculated ***** **** ********* and ********* **********.

** *** *** *********, if ***** ******* **** given *** ***-*****, ***'* it *******'* ********* **** to **** *** **** can **** *** ***** verticals?

** *** *** *********, if ***** ******* **** given *** ***-*****

* ********* ***'* **** what, ** ***, ****** reviewed ****. *******, * am * *** ********* that ** *** ******** by *****, *.*.:

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** ** **********, ******* would ** **** ******** and ********* ** ********* such * ********.

*** *******, ******** *** JCI / **** ************ *** ***** ***** Essentials ****:

*** / **** ** not ******* ****** **** to ** ** *** here, ****** *******. *** / **** ** ******* up * **********, ******* it ** ** *** buyer ** ******** ******* such '************' ***** ** them. **** ** **** strikes ** ** * vetted ***** ******. 

********** * ****** ***** stance *** *'* ***** be ******* ** ***** were *** ****** ******** responses, ********** *********** **** deal **** ********** **********.  The **** ***, ***** and ******* ** ** is, ***** ******* ** answer **** ******** ***** questions *** **** *** green ***** ** ******** Fed ***** ***** ****** 2019.  

*** **** **'* ****** 2019, *****'* *** *** July **** ******** ******* the ********* **** ** used ****** *** ********** projects ******?  **** **** get *** ***** ******* of ******* *** *********, as **** ** ******, hey '**'** ******** ** in **** ** *******; we're * ******** *******.'

**** **** *** *** added ******* ** ******* Fed *********, ** **** as ******, *** '**'** stocking ** ** **** of *******; **'** * reliable *******.'

******** **** *******, **'* illegal *** ******* ** sell ***** ******** ** Fed ********* ** *** is **** * ******* to ****** ******* ** the *** ****?

* ***'* ***** **** benefit *** ********** *********, who ***'* **** ***** the *** *** **** what ** **** ****, a *** ** ** commercial ********* (***** *** SMB) **** ************* ***** this.

***/**** ***'* *** ****** than *******.  *** **** the ****** ********** ********** off *** ***** ********** out ** *** **.

* *** ******* ***** --

*. *** ******** ******** impacts ** *** ******* on *******'* ****** **** (i.e. *** ****** *** that ********** ** ***** 10-K) *** ********** **********, to *** ***** ** not ***** ******** ** any ***.

*. **'* **** *******, not ****.

*. **** ** *** the *** ** ********, he's *** ********* ** the **************** -- **'* *** entity ****** *** ******* umbrella, *** ** *** no ************ **** *** integration **** **********.

*. *******/*******'* ******* ** this **** ** **** they ***** ***** *** firmware *** *** *******. While **** *** ** may *** ** **** in *** ***** *****, I **** ***'* ***** it's * ******* ** any ****.

*. *'* ********** ********* at ****. ******** ** Stanley's ****, *** * have ********** ** ******** in ** **** **** it *** ****** ** a ********* ********* -- I ********* **** *** an ********** ******* **** on **** ********, *** some ****-******* ********* **** the ******** ** ** this. *** *** *** Stanley ******.

*******/*******'* ******* ** **** will ** **** **** write ***** *** ******** for *** *******.

* **** *** ***** that *******. **** ****, it's ****** ******* *** refuted. *** *******, ***** of *** **** ****** are ****** *** ******.

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

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

*** ******* **** *********'* firmware ********* / ****** system, *.*., *.*.* *** the **-**-***-***** ********* (***** ** actually ****** *** ********* firmware *** ****'* ******* issue...)

**** ******* ** *** CEO/President ** ******** *** solutions.  **** **** **** a *** ** ** with *** *********** ****.  3xLogic **** ****** ***** their *** ********.  *** 3xLogic ******* ***** ** the ****** ***** **** then *** ********** ******.

 

*. ***** ******* ****** tell **** **'* *** CEO ** *********,***** **** *** ******** says "*********". ********, **...*** ** just ****** ******, **'* not *** *** ** anything, **** * **** before.

*. **** *****'* **** a *** ** ** with *** *********** ****.

*. ******* **** *** write ***** *** ********, they **** ***** ******* to *** *** ******** as *** **** ******* out ** **** ******.

*. *** ******* *** something ***** -- ***, 3xLogic ** ******* **** on ****** **** **********. That ***** *****'* ****** the **** **** **** move ** ******* ** utterly ********, *** *'* disappointed ** ***** ********** -- **** ** **** I **** ********** -- for ******** **** ** happen.

**** ****** ***** ** incorrect.  **** *** **** both *** *******/************* **** of ******* ** **** as ***** ****** *********** business.  *** ******** ********** in ******* ****** ** Matt.  **** ****** ******** in ****.

**** ***** ***** ** incorrect.  **** *** **** both *** *******/************* **** of ******* ** **** as ***** ****** *********** business.  *** ******** ********** in ******* ****** ** Matt.  **** ****** ******** in ****.

******* ******** *********, ***** are **** ******* ** feed ******** **.
***** ***** ** **** for **** ** **** outside *** ** **** inside.

**** *** **** **** active ** ***** *******, Europe, ****.
*** ******/***/***** *** ** only * ******* ** the ** ******.

 

[**** ****: ****** ***** for *******]

******** ** ******* ** spot **. * ** no **** ******** ***** reading **** *************** ******* other **** *** ****** doesn't **** *******, ** Logic, *****'* ********** *** leadership ** *** ************ he ** ******* *****, or ********** *** ****** this ******* ***** ** sell ******** **** ******* their ********* (******* ***** own ******** / ******* availability) ** ***** ************ (typically ****** ********* ******* a ****** ********). 

* ***** ******* **** a ******* ******** - big ****. * ****** where *** *** ******** or ***** *** ****** is ***** *** ****?

 ****** ***** *** *** computer ** ***** *** writer ** ***** *** made?

********* *** ** *****, some ** ***** *** brands, **** ******, **** had ******** ********* ** hosting ******* *** ***** software **** *** ***** personal ****:

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

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

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

 

**, **** ******** ** wrong, ********.

******* ******** *********, ***** are **** ******* ** feed ******** **

***** ******* **** ***** to ***** ******* **** China ** *** **, so *******'* *** ********** about ******** ** ********* to ***** '********* ****** fees' ** * **-******** claim. ** ******* ****** to **** ******** **** China ** *** *********** or *** *******, ***** is ** **** ** address *** ****** *******.

*** ******/***/***** *** ** only * ******* ** the ** ******.

*** ********* ** ********* itself. ***** ****-********** **** ********* **************** **** **** ***** ******** both ** *** ** *** ***** *********:

***** ** * *********** decline. *** ** *** impact ** *** ** National ******* ************* *** and *** ** ********** of ********’* “******** ****” sanctions, ********* **** *** US ******* *** ***** * ******** ****** since the second half of last year, and the company is expanding its mid- to high-end market because of some interference from non-market factors has not **** **** ******** ** **** ********* in a short period of time.

* ********** ****** * ********* ********** endorser, *** **** ** defend ****:

*** *** ** ** some ******** ***** ****** posting **** ******* ****** remarks.

*** ** ***** ** "burn" ******?

** ***** ******* ** how ********* *** *** to **** ********* ****.

* ****** *** **** times *** **** *** to **** ** ** the **** **** * video ** ********* ** that ******. * ***** hid ******, * ***** pretended *** ** ******* Hik.

*** ******* **** **** you *** ******* ** be **** ** *****. It's ****** ** ****** why **** **.

 

******* ** ** **** or *****

* ******* ********* ** IPVM, ** ******** *** in **** ****** ********** such ** *** ********* Times, *********, ***. **** would *** **** ** to ** ** ** 'seen' ** '*****' ****?

*** *** **** ** out *** ***** *******, not ** ******* *** with ****** ** ******.

***** **** **** **** there ** ******* ** be *****. 

***** **** **** **** there ** ******* ** be *****.

** *** **** ******, I **** ******* *** more ***** **** ******** than ********* ****** ****.

*** ** ******* *** with ****** ** ******

*** ** **** *******? Would *** ******* ** more ** * *** saying ***** ****** ** a ***** ** *********'* office?

*** ****** ** ** for * ***** *** day. *’** ***** *** to ******* ***** *********. 

* **** ******* *** replying * *** ***** ago *** * ****** restarting **** ******** *******.

* ****** ********** **** replying *******.

********, *** **** ** think ******* ****** ****** you *****. ************, *** have * ******** ** make ******** ******* ****** that *** ** *******. Either ***** ***** (**** make ******* ********** **** "I **** *********" ** "The ** ********** ** bad") ** **** **** your ******* ****** *** backed ** ********. ***** to ****** **** ***.

**** ***** *** **** me ** ** ** be '****' ** '*****' more?

*** ***** *** ******** in ***** ** *** of *** ********* ** ****** ********* ** *******, ***** **** *** would ** **** ****** found ******. *'* ***** the **** ** ***** are ***** **********.

******* ********....******* ***.

*** *** ** *** security ********.

*** *******!

**** ******* *** ******* worldwide, **** **** ********* layoffs *** *** ******** of ***** ********** ******** branches.  

* ***'* ******* **** it ***** ****** ** Stanley ***** ***** *** firmware. ******'* ***** ***** be **** *****, ** other ***************, **** ***** into *** ****? *** aren't *** **** ***** in ***** ******* **** banned ******?

**** **** ** *********** to *** ** *** soon *** ***** ***** "pick **" ** **** story, ** ** ***. 

**** - ***** **** originates.

**** ****.

* **** *** *** on ********* ***** ***, if *** ****** ******** on * ********* ****** stops *** ******** ***** then *** **'* ***** is ******* *** ******** for *** ******* ** isolationist ********.

*** ******* ** **** most "****** ********" ** little **** **** **** superficial ** *******, *** maybe *** ******** ** a *** ****** *** calls ** ********** ** alternative ** ***** *** device ********* ** *************.

*** ******** ** ************* that *** ****** ******* product ** ****** * value-priced **** *** *** doing ********* ******** ************* and ******, **** *** doing **** ****** ** make ** ***-******* **** it ** * ********* (or ********) ******, *** just ****** ** ******* some ** ***** ****** 1-off ****.

** *** ** ****, even ** *** ***** 100% ** *** ******** from *** ****** **, there ** *** ***** of *** ******** **** in *** ***, ***** is ********* * "******* computer" **** ******. *** a ******** **** *** OEM *** *********** **** insight **.

*** *** ***** ** firmware ** ***** * hostage ** *** ***, and *** ********* ** the ***. *** ************* the ******** *** **** the ******* ***** (*******), must **** ******* *** SoC, *** ********* *** SoC *** ***** ** almost ********** ** ****** man-in-the-middle ****** ** *** firmware, ****** ** ***.

**** ** ***** ******** ultimately ****** ** ***** and *********. ** ** impossible (**, ****** *********** at *****) ** **** every ****** *** *** receive ** ****** ** is *** *********** ** any ***. 

****** ******* *** **** have "******" *** ******** untrustability ** ********* **** through ****** ******** ** lying, ***********, ** ****. This ***** ** *** solved **** ****** ********, it ** *** ****** with ****-****** ******** ** source **** ******, ** is *** ****** **** HTTPS, ******* ************, *****, air-gapped ********, ********* ********, closed *******, ** *** combination ** *** *****.

** *** ****** ******** on * ********* ****** stops *** ******** *****

#**, ****** *** **** first *******. *** '****** firmware' ** '** ***** our *** ********' ** almost ****** *****.

#* *** ******* **** the ********* ****, ** I ***'* ****** **. I **** *** **** a *** ** *** employees **** ***** **** but **** ***** *** details ** ** ******* why **** ** *** product ** ******* *** same, **** **** ** response.

*** *******, ******* ******* OEMing ** ** ***********, they ********* ****** *********** chunks ** *********'* **** manual. ****'* *** **** true ****** ******** *********** consists **.

********* ****** *********:

**** ******* ******* ****** *******:

**** **** * **** seen ** ******* ** the ******** ***** **'* mostly *** ********** ******** in ** ****. ***** will ** ****** ** these ********* **** ***** want *****.

**** * *****'* **** a *** * ******* work, *** **** * have **** **** ******* extensive ******** ****** ** the ******** **** ************* that *** ****** **** service, *** *****'* **** or ***** ** *** audit ** *** **** of ***** ********* ** the ****** ** **** space *** *********. * am ********* *** **** will ** ***** ***** 2 **** ************ * company *** ****** **** and *****.

*******, **&* *** *** big ******** **** ** a **** **** ** follow ** **** **** the **** ***** ** test ************ ** **** have * *** ** soon ** ** *********** phones **** **** ****/****** continue ** *******. ***** all **** *** *** govt ** ******* *** neutrality ***** *** **** hugely ********* **. **** again ** ***** ** why ***** ******** *** having ***** ******* ****** everywhere ***** ***.

*** ******* ******** **** on *** ** *** HIKVision ******** ** *** DVR ************ ***** ***** things, ** *****'* ******* it, *** *** ******** is ***** *** *****.

******* ******** **** ** top ** *** ********* firmware

********* ********, * ***'* think ** ***** ***** to ******** ******** ******* 'on ***' ** ********. There's * ****** ******** and ** *** ** modified ** *** ******** manufacturer ** ******* ** remove ******** *** ***** wants. ***** ** ****** a **** *** ******** the ***** ***/** ****** a ********. **'* ***** the **** **** **** with *************.

***** * **** *** house *******, * ***** of ********** **** **** as '******* ** ***' because *** ******** ************ (OEM) ********* **** *** allow *** ************ ** the **** ********, **** provide *** ********* *** the ******* **** ****** what ** *********** ********** separate ******** **** **** those *********, **'* *** software ******** ******* ** one ********* ******/*** **** talk ** **** *****. In ******, *** ***** delete **** *******'* ******* of *** ******** *** be **** ** *** original *** *****. ** this ****, ** *** camera *** *** ** to **** ******** -> Application *** ****** *** 3xLogic ****** ****** ***********.

**** ** *** **** different **** ******* **** offer *** ****** ** add ********* ************, ***. and **** * ************ perspective, *** *** ** still *********** *** *** vulnerabilities ** *** **** firmware *** *** ******* owns ************** *** ***** application.

** **** *** ***** analogy, *** *** ******** the ***** *** ******* has ******** *** *********? :-)

**'* *** ******** ******** running ** *** ********* system/CPU **** **** ** each *****.

"********" ** ****** * term *** * ********** of **** **** ******* a ****** ** ****** and ********. **'* * mini ********* ******, *** associated *********/********.

* ******* ******** ***** for ** ** ****** will ***** **** * minimal ***** ***** (**: *******), *** **** **** various ***** ******** ***** into ** ** ********** functionality *** *** ****** (eg: * ********* *** the ****** **, ****** offshoots ** ****** ***** streams, ***** ********, **** kind ** ******** ******* to ****** ********* ******** that ***** *** ****, etc.).

**** ** *** ********** firmware, **** *** *** some *********/****** ******** ** their *** ** ****** stuff **** ****** *************, but ***** ********* ***** be ******* "***** **** of" ****** **** "** top **" ******** ******** by *** ******** ************ as **** ** *** firmware *********** ***. 

** **** ***** *** OEM *** ********* *** firmware ** *** ****** they ***** ******* ******* core ************* **** *** manufacturer ******** ** *** firmware. *** *******, ***** firmware *** *** "*****" binary, ***** ******* * big ***** ** *** functionality ****** *** *** UI, ***** ********, *********, etc. *** ***** ***** your *** *****-**** **** if *** ******* *** wanted ** *** *** reduce ******* ** ***** by ********** *** ******** and *********. ** **** case, *** ******'* ** able ** **** ****** the ********** ******* ** the ******** *** ** back ** * ***** OEM *****, ** *** would ** ******** ********* that *** *********** ** the ****** ***** * camera.

* **** *** ****** at *******'* ****** ********, so * ***'* **** how ********* ***** ************* is, ** ** ***.

 

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