5G Networks: Opportunities and ThreatsFormer DHS Official Chris Cummiskey on Securing Telecom Networks
Emerging 5G telecommunications networks present significant opportunities and threats, says Chris Cummiskey of Cummiskey Strategic Solutions, a former Department of Homeland Security official.
In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud and Breach Summit in Washington, Cummiskey discusses:
- Why 5G networks will simultaneously open a plethora of new IoT opportunities and threats;
- The importance of building education and awareness about 5G security;
- Why network collaboration and federal controls will be critical to building 5G security awareness.
Cummiskey is CEO of Cummiskey Strategic Solutions, which specializes in cyber/IT, homeland security and management consulting. He previously served in senior leadership at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, most recently in the number three position at the department as undersecretary for management.