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Huawei crackdown

Malaysia and Huawei to deepen ties with cybersecurity lab

Kuala Lumpur continues to embrace Chinese giant shunned by West

China's Huawei Technologies will work with Malaysia on cybersecurity governance, talent development, standards and certification.   © Reuters

TAIPEI/KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia will partner with China's embattled Huawei Technologies to establish a cybersecurity lab in an effort to position itself as Southeast Asia's leader in the field, the head of a government agency announced on Monday.

Amirudin Abdul Wahab, CEO of CyberSecurity Malaysia -- an agency under the purview of the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia -- said his organization has a long-standing collaboration with Huawei and aims to deepen the relationship in pursuit of multiple objectives.

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