Science board pushes DOD to adopt '5G first' policy, develop secure technologies and infrastructure

By Justin Doubleday / July 15, 2019 at 4:47 PM
The Defense Department should accelerate the deployment of fifth-generation wireless technologies and develop secure, hardened systems that account for 5G's inherent security risks, according to a new Defense Science Board report. The report, " Defense Applications of 5G Network Technology ," was conducted by a DSB task force between November 2018 and March 2019. The study was led by former MITRE chief executive Alfred Grosso, who is listed as a "private consultant" under the study membership. The executive summary of...

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