Nevada Should Expand Its Blacklist To Include Risky Tech from Lexmark and Lenovo

On March 6, Nevada’s CIO issued a New State Security Standard blacklisting TikTok and other applications and technology from state-owned devices, networks, and platforms, including Chinese companies already banned at the federal level. If Nevadans knew of the over $2 million their state spent on restricted Chinese technology from Lexmark, Inc. and Lenovo, Inc., they’d demand that the CIO blacklist these manufacturers, too.China Tech Threat (CTT) discovered that between 2019 and 2022, Nevada spent $2,706,054 on dangerous technology by Chinese-government owned manufacturers already banned by U.S. military and intelligence agencies due to their connection with China’s government and military.  As our fact sheet shows, this risky technology is being used in the Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Motor… Read More