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Utility technology group suggests 'hype' around 5G cybersecurity concerns

March 13, 2019 |
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The Utilities Technology Council, which represents electric utility telecom system operators, issued a “white paper” that seeks to separate fact from “hype” surrounding next-generation 5G connections, questioning the legitimacy around some of the concerns about cybersecurity risks from the highly anticipated technology.

“Cybersecurity is frequently raised as a major issue for 5G networks, particularly related to equipment vendors, although it is not clear that 5G will be any more vulnerable than previous generations of mobile network,” according to the...

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