Pentagon looks to influence 5G standards on cybersecurity

By Justin Doubleday / April 8, 2021 at 2:14 PM
Defense Department officials are seeking to influence standards and specifications for fifth-generation wireless networks in key areas like cybersecurity. DOD wants to "push the envelope" on 5G standards, according to Keith Gremban, program manager for DOD's "5G-to-NextG Initiative" in the office of the under secretary of defense for research and engineering. The R&E organization is overseeing the military's 5G experimentation efforts, which are getting underway this year after the initial round of contract awards late last year. "One of the...

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