5G.Security is your source of information on cybersecurity, cyber-kinetic security, privacy and geopolitics of 5G and the connected cyber-physical infrastructure such as massive internet of things (mIoT), industrial internet of things (IIoT), industrial control systems (ICS), robotics, critical national infrastructure (CNI), connected and autonomous transportation, and smart cities. Our contributors:
Marin Ivezic
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Marin Ivezic is a Partner at PwC (PricewaterhouseCoppers) specializing in risks of emerging technologies. He leads PwC’s 5G cybersecurity efforts. He also leads cybersecurity for the Telecommunications, Media & Technology sector; and Industrial, IoT, Critical Infrastructure & Cyber-Kinetic security capabilities in the region. All these focus areas are being transformed with the emergence of 5G. Marin worked with critical infrastructure protection organizations in a dozen countries, 20+ of the top 100 telecom companies, and a number of technology companies on understanding the geopolitics of 5G; uncovering as-yet-unknown security and privacy risks of 5G, AI and IoT; and defining novel security and privacy approaches to address emerging technology risks.

Luka Ivezic
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Luka Ivezic is an independent consultant and author exploring geopolitical and socioeconomic implications of emerging technologies such as 5G, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT). To better observe policy discussions and societal attitudes towards early adoptions of emerging technologies, Luka spent last five years living between US, UK, Denmark, Singapore, Japan and Canada. This has given him a unique perspective on how emerging technologies shape different societies, and how different cultures determine technological development.

Caherine Sloan
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Catherine R. Sloan is a public policy consultant on open Internet access, universal connectivity, 5G and IoT, data privacy, content moderation on Internet platforms, emerging quantum technology and the impact of big data analytics, machine learning and augmented intelligence on our economy and society. Following a 20-year career in telecom law, policy, regulation and legislative advocacy, Catherine spent ten years representing popular Internet platforms along with non-dominant telecoms for their trade association CCIA. She holds a law degree from Georgetown University and a journalism degree from Fordham University.

Jeff Orr
Jeff Orr
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Jeff Orr is an independent consultant, conference producer, and industry analyst passionate about the way people interact with systems and machines through emerging technologies and new user experiences. Jeff was actively involved in the development and launch of industry-first products, including Wi-Fi and 4G solutions, and leading the wireless strategy for a Fortune 100 entertainment company. His research on emerging technologies includes AI, cybersecurity, Industrial IoT (IIoT), mobile computing, wearables, and user interfaces.

Saad Asif
Saad Asif

Saad Z. Asif is a strategist, researcher, and policy expert who has been working in the field of telecommunication for more than 21 years. He is one of the pioneers that researched and engineered state-of-the-art technologies such as 3G, 4G, Smart Antennas, e-band microwave radios, DWDM, and many more. He played a key role in designing Sprint’s CDMA/EVDO, Jazz’s (VEON’s) WiMAX, Telenor’s 3G/LTE and Transmission strategies and Ministry of IT & Telecom’s 5G Policy. Asif has written three books and numerous peer-reviewed technical papers on telecommunications. He has been granted multiple patents as a co-patentee. He is also a senior member of the IEEE.

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