What I Learned This Week

“Leadership in 5G technology is not just about building a network, but also about whether that network will be secure enough for the innovations it promises.” 5G will need a new cybersecurity architecture. How to invest.

So read a recent opinion piece by former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler in The New York Times, discussing security issues related to the roll-out of 5G networks and the expected exponential jump in the number of IoT access points. 5G promises mobile broadband 10 to 100 times faster than 4G, ultra-reliable low latency communications, and massive machine-to-machine communication capabilities. The next-generation wireless technology will also promote the migration of computing power and storage from remote data centers to the edge of networks, which will help power fleets of autonomous vehicles, AR/VR, and cash register-less retail. Regardless of how the Huawei controversy plays out, evolving rela…

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