Making 5G Secure and Reliable

Approximate Read Time: 13 minutes (1709 words)

In order to maintain its advantage over economic and geopolitical adversaries, the United States must be at the forefront of 5G development.  No country can remain a military super-power without a powerful socio-economic system. 

5G May be the Trans-continental railroad of the 21st century

Just as the transition from 3G, 4G and LTE to 5G will have enormous impact on future global communication networks, the same fundamental changes will affect the environment in which the Department of Defense (DoD) operates. In the world of the modern battlefield and the emergence of hypersonic weapons, “real-time” assumes a metric of ever-increasing importance — one in which the right answer delivered late is the wrong answer. In this article you will learn:

  1. The importance of 5G
  2. Challenges faced over available communication bands
  3. The importance of processing big data on-site, or at the tactical edge 
  4. The role of Fog and Edge Computing for 5G, autonomy and machine learning
  5. IoT device key management, privacy, data integrity, and other security concerns 
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