Whitehall to ban Chinese CCTV over security fears

Whitehall to ban Chinese CCTV over security fears

The British government told its departments on Thursday to stop installing Chinese-made security cameras inside sensitive buildings due to potential security risks. The directive follows an internal review of current and future security risks posed by surveillance systems. "The review has concluded that, in light of the threat to the UK and the increasing capability and connectivity of these systems, additional controls are required," cabinet office minister Oliver Dowden said in a written statement to parliament. He said ministries should …