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The imperative of enterprise-grade security for 5G

5G is a major transformational technology, the impact of which will largely be on enterprises and government users. This is a radical change from previous generations of mobile technology, including 3G and 4G, which were arguably largely used by consumers. In contrast, 5G will enable digital transformation of entire industry sectors, government activities, and come to underpin entire economies.

Download the paper below, which explains why, given the mission criticality of 5G, its security must be enterprise-grade. The paper further explains what “enterprise-grade” security means.

This article was originally published in Cyber Security: A Peer Reviewed Journal. Cyber Security is the major peer-reviewed journal publishing in-depth articles and case studies written by and for cyber security professionals. It showcases the latest thinking and best practices in cyber security, cyber resilience, cyber crime and cyber warfare, drawing on practical experience in national critical infrastructure, government, corporate, finance, military and not-for-profit sectors.

Burakovsky, Leonid and Kriz, Danielle. The imperative of enterprise-grade security for 5G. Cybersecurity: A Peer-Reviewed Journal.May 30, 2022 (cited May 30 2022); Vol. 5, Issue 4, Summer 2022, pp 303–315. Available from: and