The Chinese firm taking threats to UK national security very seriously

Overseen by a UK government board, the Cell is a part of Huawei in Oxfordshire ensuring its own technology cannot be compromised for nefarious purposes

Welcome to the Cell. All visitors must surrender their phones at the door. No cameras or filming equipment allowed.

In a deceptively humdrum office block on the outskirts of Banbury, Oxfordshire, a team of cybersecurity experts is working to combat the risk of surveillance and hacking attacks from China.

The Cell’s technicians have the highest level of security clearance, with their personal and financial histories combed by investigating officers. Their work is overseen by a board that includes directors from GCHQ, the Cabinet Office and the Home Office.


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