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Secure your telecom security strategy with confidence. As 5G becomes more pervasive, it's time to reassess your existing security approach models. Stay ahead of digital disruption with Nokia's comprehensive offerings in cybersecurity consulting, security products and managed security services.

Elevate your 5G security through a team approach. Upgrading from LTE to 5G and securing the critical infrastructure demands a unified approach, bringing together internal departments (IT, security and operations) and external partners (including MSSPs, consultants and security products). At Nokia, we take a holistic approach for unparalleled network security.


That is the average cost of a full data breach and costs are increasing. Every second counts and that's why security can't be an afterthought. Be proactive and get full visibility of your 5G security readiness to stay ahead of cyber attacks.

What is 5G cybersecurity?

5G cybersecurity is the practice of protecting networks, programs, and systems from digital attacks. What's to gain from cyber attacks? Access to sensitive information or interrupting normal business processes.

In today's world,  devices outnumber people, and cyber attackers are becoming more sophisticated and innovative. Establishing a robust 5G cybersecurity strategy offers a clear, detailed plan that standardizes security across an organization. Starting with an in-depth assessment of your existing telco security landscape to help you better understand your current environment. That's why a strong telco cybersecurity approach is critical to defend against cybercrime.

What are common 5G cyber threats?


A program inserted into a system to compromise the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of data.


Paying a ransom using online payment methods to regain access to your system or data.

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks

Making an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with excessive traffic from many locations and sources most commonly as Botnets.

Threat Intelligence Report 2023

What are 5G cybersecurity challenges?

Cybersecurity challenges come in many forms. Cloud, webscale and distributed application architectures are exponentially increasing the exploitable security exposure surface. As complexity rises, conventional security methods are no longer a match to modern day threats making it increasingly harder to avoid making errors that hackers can exploit. By securing your critical infrastructure and leveraging Machine Learning/AI, you can mitigate and respond quickly to cyber attacks. Making these five key end-to-end operations critical for CSPs to address when it comes to 5G cybersecurity - radio transport, telco cloud, IoT and devices, security operations, and slicing security.

The biggest 5G cybersecurity challenges that many organizations are currently facing:

  • Lack of security automation
  • Increased threat actors
  • Highly sophisticated attacks
  • Fragmented tool landscape
  • Stringent regulation and compliance requirements

What future developments can we expect in 5G cybersecurity?

As we venture further into the era of 5G, the cybersecurity landscape will undergo revolutionary transformations. The integration of Generative AI (GenAI) in security measures and solutions will enhance threat detection and response by leveraging AI's predictive capabilities to stay ahead of cybercriminals and shift from guesswork to data-driven 5G security strategies. Alongside, government cybersecurity regulations are tightening, setting new benchmarks for data protection and network security to safeguard the remarkable speed and connectivity that 5G offers. Furthermore, the emergence of post-quantum cryptography introduces a groundbreaking defense mechanism, preparing our digital infrastructures for a future where quantum computing could render current encryption methods obsolete. Together, these developments are paving the way for a robust, secure, and resilient 5G ecosystem.

The Nokia 5G cybersecurity approach

Nokia can help you build digital trust with your customers. With over 500 global security projects in the last 15 years, our footprint in shaping security standards and best practices is undeniable, evidenced by our active roles in over five key standardization bodies.

In the 5G era, cybersecurity isn't just an add-on but a cornerstone to your strategy. Deliver better business outcomes by prioritizing your security needs, empowering you to counter cyber threats, uncover new revenue streams, and adhere to compliance demands.

Cybersecurity Consulting

Our Cybersecurity Consulting Services brings deep 5G telco security expertise in gauging  CSPs  security preparedness and designing a plan to keep their network secure. With one of the world's only end-to-end 5G security assessment and insight capabilities, we can help you transform your 5G security operations.

Security Products

Designed with real-world applications in mind, our end-to-end security products portfolio, includes use-case driven technologies  and are effective at blocking threats in Security Operations Centers such as the NetGuard XDR Security Operations suite including NetGuard Cybersecurity Dome, NetGuard Endpoint Detection and Response, NetGuard Identity Access Manager, NetGuard Audit Compliance Manager and NetGuard Certificate Manager.

Managed Security Services

Navigate the 5G and industry 4.0 landscape confidently with our Managed Security Services. We don't just offer Managed Detection and Response (MDR), we curate a suite of value-added telco security services tailored to protect both operational technology (5G security) and the IT environment of CSPs and verticals.

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