Experts: 5G Networks Come With New Cybersecurity Challenges

Government Technology

Jule Pattison-Gordon

5G poles are going up around the nation, but more technical specifications and standards need to be hashed out before all the network’s promised capabilities can come to life, said Joe Evans, the Department of Defense's principal director of 5G for the Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering, during the inaugural Billington CyberSecurity 5G Security Summit last week.

Stakeholders anticipate that 5G will enable a wide variety of creative use cases as its uptake grows and its features develop. But the network designs that enable these applications also introduce new kinds of risks, and standards setters must rethink what it takes to...

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