Presented by the FCBA Privacy and Data Security and Wireless Telecommunications Committees
3:00 – 3:05 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
3:05 – 4:05 p.m. U.S. Government Approaches to Securing the Communications Supply Chain
This panel will discuss the flurry of U.S. government and industry activity aimed at securing 5G networks and the ICT supply chain, including efforts by the FCC and Commerce, legislative developments, and presidential directives. Panelists will discuss the nature of the threats, how various sectors of the government have been working to address these issues, the role of industry-government partnerships, best practices for securing networks and supply chains, and policy recommendations for moving forward.
4:05 – 5:00 p.m. Security Innovations for 5G and Beyond
This panel will discuss 5G security enhancements and innovative alternatives to traditional cellular network architecture, such as open Radio Access Network (ORAN) solutions and virtual Radio Access Networks (VRAN). The panel will include discussion of the challenges in modernizing wireless networks, the benefits of deployment in terms of driving innovation, and how the government can promote American leadership in next generation wireless services.