From the Influencers 

This Month’s Key Quotes from Leaders in Cybersecurity

"To build a secure cyber environment for everyone, we need standards, we need fact-based regulation, and we need to work together. Huawei has not and will never plant backdoors. And we will never allow anyone else to do so in our equipment."

Huawei Rotating Chairman Guo Ping addresses spying concerns in his MWC 2019 keynote speech

"It's a never-ending challenge. There are always new ways people are thinking of to get around the security protections. So that's just something that we just have to keep working on every day of the week."

ARM CEO simon Segars discusses the ongoing cybersecurity challenge with PCMag

"The strategic challenge of China's place in the era of globalised technology is much bigger than just one telecommunications equipment company: it's a first order strategic challenge for us all."

Jeremy Fleming, head of GCHQ, addresses the Huawei spying concerns

"We believe privacy is a fundamental human right. That’s why we prioritise cybersecurity, not just for the largest of companies, but for small businesses and consumers, who are often the most vulnerable to cyber attacks."

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on privacy during his MWC 2019 keynote

"Despite what some of the reporting might be, election security and countering foreign influence efforts aren't going anywhere, and we're doubling down for 2020."

Christopher Krebs, director of the US Department of homeland security's cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency, on election security fears