5G Security Innovation with Cisco

May 8, 2018

5G touches almost every aspect of the way we live our lives. It’s not just about faster, bigger or better, it’s about utilizing 5G as an enabler to a series of services that we all will consume in every aspect of our lives. The time is NOW to consider the security implications and cyber risk profile that come with 5G. The business operational risk, legal risk and reputational risk of not only the companies who provide 5G transport, but all companies, nation states and individuals who provide the services that will utilize 5G. The time is now to evaluate the cyber risk posture and apply innovative thoughts to how we can approach these challenges today and build for what’s to come tomorrow. Many IoT (Internet of Things) services will utilize 5G services. The intersection of 5G and IoT brings an extension of the existing threat surface that requires careful consideration from a cyber risk perspective. 

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