As our society becomes increasingly dependent on the internet, the issue of cybersecurity has emerged as a matter of common concern.
Recent incidents, such as the cyberattacks on critical infrastructure in Ukraine and the exploitation of Pokémon Go enthusiasts by cybercriminals, highlight the urgency to address this global challenge.
Governments, industries, and users must come together to assume their cyber security responsibilities. In this article, we explore how Huawei is actively working towards a safe and secure connected world through its comprehensive cyber security practice.
A Collaborative Approach to Cybersecurity
Huawei understands that cyber security is not limited to a single country or organization—it is a global issue. To address this challenge, Huawei believes in fostering collaboration among governments, industries, and users.
By working together and sharing responsibilities, stakeholders can effectively mitigate the risks associated with cyber threats. Huawei is committed to championing this collaborative approach, ensuring that security is not a constraint on business growth.
End-to-End Cyber Security Management
Huawei’s approach to cyber security is grounded in its commitment to making it an integral part of the company’s DNA. Huawei’s end-to-end cyber security management encompasses every process and aspect of its products and services.
From the initial stages of research and development to the final deployment and ongoing support, cyber security considerations are embedded throughout the entire lifecycle. This holistic approach ensures that Huawei’s offerings are designed with security as a top priority.
Active Participation in Security Standards Organizations
Recognizing the importance of setting industry standards, Huawei proactively engages in security standards organizations. The company actively submits proposals and leads workgroups to contribute to the development of robust security standards.
Huawei’s contributions consistently rank highly, demonstrating the company’s dedication to advancing the field of cyber security. As a member of the Board of Directors and an Executive Corporate Member in relevant associations, Huawei plays an active role in shaping the future of secure ICT products and services.
Certifications and Compliance
To demonstrate its commitment to security and quality management, Huawei undergoes evaluations and certifications by independent third parties. These certifications validate Huawei’s adherence to industry best practices.
Huawei has achieved certifications such as the ISO27001 Information Security Management Certification, ISO9001 Quality Management System Certification, and ISO28000 Supply Chain Security Management Certification.
By complying with these recognized standards, Huawei assures its customers and partners of its commitment to delivering secure and reliable solutions.
The Unending Battle Against Cyber Threats
Huawei recognizes that the threat landscape is constantly evolving, and cyber threats will never cease. In response, the company remains steadfast in its dedication to combating these threats.
Through continuous investment in research and development, Huawei remains at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation. By proactively embracing emerging technologies and cultivating a culture of innovation, Huawei stays ahead of cyber threats to provide a safer digital environment for its customers and users worldwide.
By implementing end-to-end cyber security management, actively participating in security standards organizations, obtaining certifications, and embracing innovation, Huawei demonstrates its commitment to a safe and secure connected world.
Together, we can tackle the challenges posed by cyber threats and forge a future where security and connectivity go hand in hand.
The article is by Huawei Uganda CSPO Mr. Kevin