Emerging 5G networks pose ‘numerous’ new security challenges, claims EU report

The government is taking a lead from Brussels in assessing risk posed by operators, including Huawei

20th October, 2019
A man walks past 5G advertisements in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China Picture: Wei Liang/Getty

For almost a year now, concerns over the security of emerging 5G networks have been front and centre in the minds of policymakers across the world, with governments making their initial assessments of the threats posed.

Earlier this month, the European Union did likewise by publishing its first report into the issue since the US first raised concerns late last year. The Trump administration pressed its allies to ban Huawei from its networks amid accusations...

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