European risk report flags 5G security challenges

5G logo, exhibited during the Mobile World Congress, on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Joan Cros/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

By Natasha Lomas/Techcrunch

Mobile World Congress 2019 - Day 2

European Union Member States have published a joint risk assessment report into 5G technology which highlights increased security risks that will require a new approach to securing telecoms infrastructure.

The EU has so far resisted pressure from the U.S. to boycott Chinese tech giant Huawei as a 5G supplier on national security grounds, with individual Member States such as the UK also taking their time to chew over the issue.

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