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June 1, 2020

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CISA chief Krebs explains the 5G risk and response, to a wary group of senators

May 14, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell

CISA Director Christopher Krebs' appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on 5G security underscored DHS' role in ensuring the secure rollout of next-generation wireless, as well as the department's centrality in confronting China at a pivotal moment in the history of cybersecurity policy.

Because of cost, Krebs told senators, “some countries just don't have an alternative” to Chinese-made 5G and other telecom equipment. “What we're talking about is a global supply-chain challenge. This is the new cybersecurity.”

Krebs – in...

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