Maryland blocks TikTok, other Chinese tech firms


Maryland banned TikTok from government devices. State CISO Chip Stewart also blocked other Chinese tech companies, including Huawei and ZTE.

State and local govs keep using Chinese telecom products despite federal ban, report finds


A Georgetown University think tank found many state and local agencies have bought devices made by Chinese firms banned from federal sales.

Vermont CIO orders purge of Kaspersky, Huawei and ZTE products


Following federal crackdowns on the Russian and Chinese firms over national security concerns, Vermont CIO John Quinn gives his state's agencies 90 days to remove those companies' products.