Council Conclusion on the significance of 5G to the European Economy and the need to mitigate security risks linked to 5G



3 December 2019


The European Council


Conclusion supports the findings in the risk assessment report and the conclusion implicates that 5G networks will be built as part of the crucial infrastructure for the maintenance of societal and economic functions and that 5G network security requires a comprehensive and risk-based approach. It can be seen as a constant process starting with choosing the vendors and lasting the whole way through the production of the network and the lifetime of the operation of the networks.