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The aim of the Commission’s Recommendation is to support the development of a EU-wide approach to ensuring the cybersecurity of 5G networks. The document identifies the actions that should be taken to enable:

  • Member States to assess the cybersecurity risks affecting 5G networks at national level and take necessary security measures;
  • Member States and relevant EU institutions, agencies and other bodies to develop jointly a coordinated EU risk assessment that builds on the national risk assessment; and
  • the Cooperation Group (set up under the Network and Information Security Directive (2016/1148/EU) to identify a possible common set of measures to be taken to mitigate cybersecurity risks related to infrastructures underpinning the digital ecosystem, in particular 5G networks.

To access the full Recommendation document, click here.