The Fifth-generation wireless technology, or 5G, has been anticipated ushering in an entirely new age of wireless connectivity. Billions of devices including,self-driving cars, service robots, smart devices inside homes, wearable technology and sensors on the streets that will communicate and create freely exposed of sensitive data.
Government and technological leaders working at leading America’s 5G deployment efforts are excited about its potential, but new worry arises as well. Each new device will be an attack vector that the opponent could use to access entire networks. So far, America has yet to embrace a streamlined plan to secure the evolving infrastructure or purge influenced hardware and devices that already exist in today’s systems.