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A new set of regulations controlling closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV) that can be produced or marketed in India has been announced by the Indian government. According to analysts, the new regulations will make it extremely impossible for Chinese CCTV manufacturers to oversupply the Indian market with goods that can endanger India’s security. This is due to the tight connections that a number of these businesses have with Chinese Communist Party (CCP) organisations.

As long as the Chinese enterprises can comply with the strict new regulations, this order should have a good effect on them. They haven’t been allowed to compete in the steadily expanding security camera market until now.

Reading the aforementioned government order reveals that the new amendments to the “Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2021,” which prohibit anyone from producing, storing, importing, selling, or distributing goods that do not meet Indian standards, were made to guarantee that all CCTV cameras installed in India are protected against threats to national security.

As long as they comply with the new regulations, both domestic businesses and international producers from nations like China will be able to sell their goods to Indian government and private organisations.

For a long time, Chinese businesses dominated the vast and profitable Indian market for CCTV-related goods because

However, the Government of India, which is one of the largest purchasers of CCTV camera systems, has ensured that Chinese manufacturers are not allowed to compete in government contracts due to privacy concerns, growing strategic ties between Pakistan and China, and the recent border disputes with China. This has also discouraged Indian private players from doing business with the Chinese companies.

The date sheet of the chipset utilised in the device and the production flow for manufacturing and provisioning the device are among the details that suppliers seeking to operate in India and requiring the “Standard mark” must give.

It must additionally confirm that cryptographic keys and certificates are specific to every single device. The problem with Chinese goods is that their producers are located in

A list of all the keys and certificates utilised by the device ecosystem, along with a summary of all the sensitive data and its intended use, as well as the secure storage mechanism(s) in the device, must be submitted by the manufacturer.

Additionally, the device’s safeguards against hardware and software tampering must be made evident and explicitly stated.

If the vendor uses any technology to protect intellectual property, it must disclose them.

Most significantly, the vendor must provide a document outlining the circumstances in which the device would create server connections with the external world. This document must include comprehensive details regarding the security methods implemented while verifying the digital signatures of the server connections. By doing this, you can be confident the feeds from the

To prevent firmware reverse engineering, a business must also make sure that security measures are in place. Finally, the suppliers must present a business continuity/supply chain risk planning policy outlining their approach to managing supply chain interruptions.

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