Security underpins the entire 5G network. Service providers must create and execute a 5G security strategy that addresses the broad range of new functions introduced by cloud-native 5G Core. New 5G deployments will have positive impacts on customer experience and service innovation, but also expand the attack surface, demanding new approaches to security. This report highlights 5G security challenges and priorities, including the following key findings:
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43% of survey respondents identify SASE as an integral part of their 5G security strategy.
32–41% of CSPs will roll out NRF, SEPP, and NEF within 12 months of commercial launch.
Many service providers report that they are already implementing slice management (31%) and network slicing security (27%).