SECURE 5G DIGITAL ECONOMY

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Security will be a key differentiator
for 5G

5G and IoT create disruptive business opportunities for mobile network operators. It’s time to move beyond delivering connectivity. It’s time to use security as a business enabler and competitive advantage so you can seize the 5G opportunity.

The evolution to 5G opens the door to exciting new services – but it also increases the number of potential intrusion points, amplifying the security impact.

To tap into the 5G business opportunities with minimal risk of being exploited by bad actors, you need complete visibility and automated security across all network locations. Watch the video that describes the security implications of the evolving 5G environment and our three-pillared approach to delivering effective security for 5G mobile network deployments.

 

Introducing the K2-Series 5G-Ready Next-Generation Firewall

The Palo Alto Networks K2-Series 5G-ready next-generation firewall prevents successful cyberattacks targeting mobile network services, IoT devices and subscribers. It simplifies operations by providing robust, prevention-oriented security to build resilient and high-value mobile networks for a secure 5G digital economy.

Comprehensive visibility and granular control

Gain complete visibility and control across all layers, including signaling, data and control plane, with application-layer visibility inside mobile tunnels. Subscriber (IMSI) and device (IMEI) correlation to threats helps to identify infected subscribers and devices while enabling actionable insights for faster security troubleshooting.

Security automation for rapid response

Take full advantage of automated cloud-based threat intelligence powered by machine learning and AI, enabling teams to provide real-time response to threats across networks on a global scale. Service providers can identify unknown malware crossing their networks and analyze it based on hundreds of malicious behaviors to deliver automated protections.

Network agility with cloud-ready NFV

Cloud-ready platform offering the same features for both hardware and software form factors to ensure consistent security enforcement across all network locations and support emerging 5G architectures. Support for open API, offering operational simplicity, ease of use, and integration readiness with NFV/SDN ecosystems.

Securing cellular IoT

Wide adoption of cellular IoT (CIoT) technologies for low-power wide area network (LPWAN) connectivity is enabling industrial digitalization. In particular, Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) is one of the CIoT technologies well-suited for the LPWAN connectivity standard developed by 3GPP to enable a wide range of cellular devices and services. Complete visibility and control of the NB-IoT traffic on both signaling/control and data planes is essential to secure your CIoT services against DoS attacks from weaponized devices, malware, ransomware and other vulnerabilities.

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Joining forces to secure the 5G-powered digital economy

Until recently, mobile networks have been primarily transport networks. The advent of 5G and the build-out of new infrastructure opens massive new opportunities for mobile network operators, and Palo Alto Networks is ready to help MNOs explore what’s next. That’s why we’ve joined forces with the NGMN Alliance to help develop products for the next evolution of the digital economy.

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Request your Security Lifecycle Review (SLR)

The SLR examines your network traffic and generates a comprehensive report unique to your organization to help you discover the applications and threats exposing vulnerabilities in your security posture. Request now

 

 

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