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5G can reduce – but also create – security risk

November 23, 2022

As 5G connections are rapidly spreading, more and more questions and misconceptions are arising. What are the most common ones and how can they affect security teams?

5G is a comparatively new technology and many cybersecurity teams have not had the time to evaluate how to mitigate its specific vulnerabilities, such as the implementation of network slicing, SIM hijacking, and user location information exposure. Additionally, there’s a common misconception among security teams that 5G is only a data transport technology.

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