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5G as the Most Critical of Critical Infrastructures

5G Critical Infrastructure
Not even 30 years separate us from the end of the Cold War. Yet, we appear to be witnessing the emergence of a new one, a technology Cold War between the United States and China. This time, instead of a ‘red under...

Geopolitics of 5G and 5G-Connected Massive & Critical IoT

US vs China 5G
Emerging Technology Enters the Political Ring There are several reasons emerging technology is a highly competitive industry, notwithstanding the race for intellectual property that can be licensed by burgeoning markets for revenue. A first-mover advantage is often a way...

How 5G Will Transform the Global Economy and Societies

5G World Economy Society
Since the dawn of the 21st Century, the ways in which people and organizations that use the Internet experience, perceive and act in the world is radically changing. We interact with physical objects and systems well beyond our sight and comprehension. Our...

AI-Exacerbated Perfection of Dictatorship

AI Fake News
Robert Kagan in his recent Post essay, “The strongmen strike back,” insightfully states: What we used to regard as the inevitable progress toward democracy, driven by economics and science, is being turned on its head. In non-liberal societies,...

Canadian Critical Infrastructure Cyber Protection

Canada Critical Infrastructure
Targeted cyberattacks against critical infrastructure (CI) are increasing on a global scale. Critical systems are rapidly being connected to the internet, affording attackers opportunities to target virtual systems that operate and monitor physical structures and physical processes through various modes of cyberattack.

Stuxnet: The Father of Cyber-Kinetic Weapons

IoT Bomb Stuxnet
While Stuxnet is gone, the world now knows what can be accomplished through cyber-kinetic attacks. As we approach the 10th anniversary of when Stuxnet was (likely) deployed, it is worthwhile to examine the effect it...

Stuxnet and the Birth of Cyber-Kinetic Weapons

Stuxnet Cyber-Physical Weapon
Stuxnet was the first true cyber-kinetic weapon, designed to cripple the Iranian – and perhaps also the North Korean – nuclear weapon programs. It succeeded in slowing the Iranian program, although it was discovered before it could deal the program a fatal...

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Prague 5G Security Conference

Officials from 32 countries gather in Prague to discuss 5G security

Security officials from EU nations, Japan, the United States and Australia gathered in Prague on Thursday and Friday to discuss 5G...
Huawei bans

Bloomberg reports that Vodafone found backdoors in Huawei gear

For years U.S. and some of its allies are claiming that Huawei should not be trusted and that the Chinese company...
Huawei bans

US praises Germany’s security standards for 5G

The top US cybersecurity policy diplomat, Rob strayer, praised Germany’s strict security standards for 5G network providers on Wednesday. The requirements...
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WP: How China’s Huawei took the lead over U.S. companies in 5G

Excellent article today from the Washington Post: How China’s Huawei took the lead over U.S. companies in 5G technology Author brings together...
Mobile UK 5G Report

£6.8bn impact to UK if Huawei banned from 5G

Mobile UK, the UK mobile network operators' trade association, issued a report "The Impact on the UK of a Restriction on Huawei...
DoD 5G Report

US DoD warns about US losing the 5G war

The Defense Innovation Board of the US Department of Defense issued a new study outlining the risks America faces if China takes...
5G France

France defines specific 5G security requirements

France’s parliament is debating a bill that would see the country establish stricter security rules around 5G networks.
Netherlands 5G

Dutch security agency warns against Chinese, Russian tech

The Dutch security service advised the government on Tuesday not to use technology from countries with active cyber-hacking campaigns against the Netherlands,...
Huawei 5G

UK government issues a report warning of Huawei

UK government’s Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) Oversight Board just published its fifth annual report for the Cabinet Secretary.
EU 5G

EU recommends common approach to 5G security

Today the European Commission (EC) has recommended a set of operational steps and measures to ensure a high level of cybersecurity of...
NATO 5G Security Geopolitics

NATO Will Assess Potential Security Implications of 5G Gear

On 14th March 2019, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the launch of his Annual Report for 2018 touched on security and...
Germany 5G Security Standard

Germany Will Define Its Own Security Standards for 5G Security

After Washington last week warned Germany that it would scale back intelligence data-sharing with Berlin if China’s Huawei was allowed to participate...
Huawei Cybersecurity

Huawei Cyber Security Transparency Center Opens in Brussels

On March the 5th, 2019, Huawei opened a Cyber Security Transparency Center in Brussels as part of its 2 billion USD Cybersecurity...

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