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IoT Security Challenges in a 5G Era: Expert Advice

September 4, 2019

When it comes to what we can expect with 5G mobile networks, they promise a more IoT friendly ecosystem, with vast improvements over the current capabilities of the 4G. Providing ultra low-latency and exponentially faster throughput (along with sensors that will boast a 10-year battery life) 5G paves the way for new enterprise use cases and applications, including remote telesurgery, self-driving cars, electricity on-demand and more.

This presents a host of benefits for consumers and businesses alike, but the risks involved from a cyber perspective also grow exponentially when you’re talking about controlling a car on the freeway, safely completing surgeries or providing power to cities. A cyberattack can literally be a matter of life or death.

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