A U.K. auditing agency found that Huawei coding fell short of acceptable standards, and that the company has yet to address several of the security issues identified in last year’s report. (Rowingbohe via Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license)

The United Kingdom’s official Huawei auditing board claims the beleaguered Chinese telecommunications supplier continues to show “concerning issues" in its approach to software development and data security.

HCSE, which resides within the U.K.’s cybersecurity regulatory agency, was established to examine ongoing concerns tied to telecommunications giant Huawei's handing of customer data. The 2020 annual report, released Tuesday, determined that company coding fell short of acceptable standards, and that Huawei has yet to address several of the security issues identified in last year’s report.

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