Pentagon pursues partnerships with commercial wireless industry to mitigate 5G security vulnerabilities

By Justin Doubleday / October 23, 2019 at 5:33 PM
The Defense Department will soon release a draft request for proposals seeking feedback on its fifth-generation wireless technology experimentation plans, as DOD wants to work with commercial industry to mitigate potential vulnerabilities in future 5G networks. Lisa Porter, deputy under secretary of defense for research and engineering, spoke about DOD's plans during the annual Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles today. She confirmed DOD's plans to release a draft RFP for 5G experimentation through the National Spectrum Consortium in early...

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