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Bakardjieva Engelbrekt A, Leijon K, Michalski A, et al. What Does the Technological Shift Have in Store for the EU? Opportunities and Pitfalls for European Societies The European Union and the Technology Shift. 2021 Feb:1-25. Abstract This introductory chapter sheds light on the opportunities and challenges that the digital era has in store for the...
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Security and privacy still left to fix, preferably before launch Thomas Claburn in San Francisco Wed 31 Mar 2021 https://www.theregister.com/2021/03/31/wifi_devices_monitoring/ In three years or so, the Wi-Fi specification is scheduled to get an upgrade that will turn wireless devices into sensors capable of gathering data about the people and objects bathed in their signals. “When 802.11bf will be finalized...
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Source: https://tinyurl.com/y2sz3mtz By Samuel Stolton | EURACTIV.com Nov 18, 2020 This article is part of our special report Recovering with connectivity: a choice for Europe. The European Commission has expressed concern that EU nations may fail to meet ‘legally-binding’ deadlines in the assignment of 5G frequency bands, further postponing the bloc’s development of next-generation telecommunications networks. Speaking at the...
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Source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/5g-networks-could-be-vulnerable-to-exploit-due-to-mishmash-of-old-technologies/ BLACK HAT ASIA: Researchers have demonstrated how attackers can take advantage of a decades-old protocol to exploit 5G networks.  The next-generation wireless technology is expected to account for 21% of all wireless infrastructure investments over 2020. Pilots and official rollouts are underway worldwide — despite the disruption caused by COVID-19 — and many vendors now offer 5G-supporting devices...
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Image: Camilo Jimenez By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day | September 17, 2020 German authorities are investigating the death of a patient following a ransomware attack on a hospital in Duesseldorf. The patient, identified only as a woman who needed urgent medical care, died after being re-routed to a hospital in the city of Wuppertal, more than 30 km away...
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Workers install 5G telecommunications equipment on a T-Mobile tower in Seabrook, Texas. May 6, 2020(photo credit: REUTERS/ADREES LATIF) Currently in ‘cold war’ with China, US deems its version of telecommunications system a security concern. By MIKE WAGENHEIM / THE MEDIA LINE   SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 The US is pressing its allies in the Middle East to join about...
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One of the key battlegrounds in the U.S.-China tech cold war is 5G telecommunications technology.   © Nikkei montage LAULY LI and CHENG TING-FANG, Nikkei staff writers August 26, 2020 16:22 JST, Updated on August 26, 2020 17:08 JST Joint declaration bolsters ‘Clean Network’ initiative as Huawei fights for future TAIPEI — Taiwan and the U.S. on...
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Link to the paper https://www.5gamericas.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Security-Considerations-for-the-5G-Era-2020-WP-Lossless.pdf
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BY STEPHANIE KANOWITZAUG 03, 2020 Just as 5G wireless technology promises to be a significant technological and societal disruptor, it also opens the potential for new cybersecurity challenges, a new report states. Although “proposed 5G architectures are designed to close security gaps from previous iterations of cellular networks … the pervasive nature of 5G introduces...
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The evolving 5G case study in United States unilateral spectrum planning and policy https://doi.org/10.1016/j.telpol.2020.102011 Rob Frieden Extract: This paper offers a critical rebuke to unilateral spectrum management, because the short-term benefits expected by the U. S. government likely will be offset by countervailing harms to 5G manufacturers, carriers and consumers. The paper tracks fractious preparation...
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