How safe is 5G really?

| February 19, 2020

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The 5G era is about to arrive,  to enable a host of new business applications. The next-generation cellular technology is designed , but 5G security is also much more complicated to manage. 5G poses an elevated security threat partly because there are more vectors through which adversaries can attack. The technology is set to enable a huge number of connected devices, collectively known as the ).

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