EU coordinated risk assessment of the cybersecurity of 5G networks

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Publication Date 09/10/2019
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Report published by the European Commission in October 2019, offering the European Union's coordinated risk assessment on cybersecurity in Fifth Generation (5G) networks.

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This report is part of the implementation of the European Commission Recommendation aimed at ensuring a high level of cyber-security of 5G networks across the European Union (EU). It is based on the results of the national cybersecurity risk assessments by all EU Member States. It identifies the main threats and threats actors, the most sensitive assets, the main vulnerabilities and a number of strategic risks.

This assessment also provides the basis to identify mitigation measures that can be applied at national and European level.

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Politico, 09/10/2019: EU sounds alarm on foreign interference in 5G networks
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Reuters, 09/10/2019: EU warns of 5G cybersecurity risks, stops short of singling out China
Reuters, 09/10/2019: Huawei welcomes EU report on 5G networks, ready to work to make them safe

European Commission: Press Release, 09/09/2019: Member States publish a report on EU coordinated risk assessment of 5G networks security

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Provision of 5G Technology in Europe [2019-]

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