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China Releases White Paper on 5G Cybersecurity Standardization

Mon, 28 Jun 2021
Categories: China Legal Trends

On 10 May, the “White Paper on 5G Cybersecurity Standardization” (5G网络安全标准化白皮书) was officially released at the working group’s first "Meeting Week" of the National Information Security Standardization Technical Committee in 2021.

The White Paper analyzes the policy background, current industrial development, and key technical features related to 5G cybersecurity, as well as 5G cybersecurity issues. At the same time, the White Paper points out that since 5G is now widely commercialized worldwide, 5G cybersecurity issues have become a focus of concern. Compared with 4G network, 5G network has better security features, yet still faces new network security risks such as terminal security, IT-based network infrastructure security, communication network security, industry application security, and data security.

The White Paper reviews the security risks and standardization requirements of the 5G network in terms of management, technology, and utilization, which provides a reference for guiding 5G cybersecurity standardization.



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Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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