From black hat hackers attempting to break into government computer systems, to white hat security experts working to crack and improve protections on popular internet browsers, cybersecurity affects us all. Every day hackers steal millions of pieces of personal data and, as former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed, sometimes it may be our own governments doing the snooping.

While projects to start building the next-generation mobile networks are a year away, Huawei has signed at least 25 agreements with telecommunications operators in Europe and Asia to trial its 5G-ready equipment.

China’s Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G mobile networks

Huawei Technologies is forging closer commercial ties with big telecommunications operators across Europe and Asia, putting the Chinese company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite allegations by the United States that it poses a security threat.