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India taps EU to adopt bloc's security recommendations for 5G network

A series of stakeholder meetings are planned among the member states, and the final guidelines are expected by December

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Romita MajumdarSohini Das Mumbai
The Indian telecom policymaker and regulator are engaging with their counterparts in the European Union (EU) to standardise 5G norms so that security risks can be captured. This comes even as the telecom operators remain in a fix about 5G rollout amid financial and security concerns.
The European Commission — an institution of the EU, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU — is working on a recommendation which addresses cybersecurity risks in 5G networks. The Commission aims to set out guidance on appropriate risk analysis and management

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First Published: Jun 26 2019 | 10:47 PM IST

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