Bill A5384 Will Protect New Jersey From Theft From China Tech

In January, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced a cybersecurity directive to prohibit the use of technology vendors and software products and services that present an unacceptable level of cybersecurity risk to the state. Currently, Lexmark and Lenovo are not prohibited by this directive, but the $1,121,777 New Jersey has spent on dangerous technology from these Chinese-owned manufacturers serves as reason to also prohibit them under the directive. China Tech Threat discovered in recent research that between 2018 and 2023, New Jersey has spent $1,121,777 on Lexmark and Lenovo technologies already restricted by U.S. military and intelligence agencies due to their connections to the Chinese government and military. Our fact sheet reveals that the New Jersey agencies that purchased this… Read More