Mobile networks are by many nations classified as critical infrastructure which people, companies and organizations rely on for essential services and processes. This increased dependency means that any network outage could result in detrimental impact on the availability of those essential services, leading to severe economic and social consequences or, in the worst-case scenario, to losing lives. It is also what makes them more attractive to security breaches, since data becomes such a valuable asset.
At the same time, it has become increasingly challenging to keep networks permanently available, providing data integrity and confidentiality. Key reasons for this include:
- Stricter network reliability and compliance requirements, as governments increase regulations toward networks for better privacy and security.
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