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Emerging 5G prompts congressional action, spurs industry call for IoT security talks

February 11, 2019 |
Rick Weber Mariam Baksh
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Initial steps in rolling out a next generation of high-speed internet connections, or 5G, appear to be putting pressure on federal policymakers, as congressional committees last week kicked into high gear their consideration of data privacy and security concerns and a major industry coalition called for expanded White House efforts on securing the emerging Internet of Things.

The perceived tension between consumer services and security was on display at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing, where former Federal Communications...

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