The telecommunications horizon and homeland security

The Science and Technology Directorate (R&D Advisor to the US Department of Homeland Security) provides an in-depth study of the ongoing deployment of 5G network technologies and early 6G developments. The report details relevant implications (opportunities, risks and uncertainties) for the country of origin and industry stakeholders.

“Produced in conjunction with the Emerging Technology Policy Team at Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Headquarters, this foresight report provides insight and insight into the future of fifth-generation (5G) network technologies. ) and sixth-generation (6G) and associated impacts on the homeland security enterprise. The steps DHS takes to manage and secure its networks will require continuous adaptation as 5G and then 6G standards shape the environment for security technologies. information and communications technology. DHS will also be able to capitalize on new opportunities that take advantage of 5G and 6G communications technologies. This forward-looking analysis provides an introduction to the current state of 5G technology, reviews the expected development of 5G and 6G capabilities and details relevant implications for DHS and the Homeland Security enterprise.

Find the Department of Homeland Security paper link here. Published in December 2021 with infographics in March 2022.