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October 3, 2022

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CISA-NSA report evaluates security considerations for Open Radio Access Networks

By Sara Friedman / September 19, 2022

CISA and the National Security Agency are weighing in on security issues to consider when building and using Open Radio Access Networks through a new report from the Enduring Security Framework, a public-private initiative that encompasses stakeholders from the IT, communications and defense sectors.

The security considerations in the report look at “key technical aspects” of Open RAN including “multi-vendor management, the Open Fronthaul connecting radios to base station equipment, a new RAN application framework comprising rApps and xApps,...

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