HAIC Talks: Alf Zugenmaier, "5G Security – the What, Why and How"

HAIC Talks is a series of public lectures on contemporary topics in information security.

5G Security – the What, Why and How

Professor Alf Zugenmaier,

Munich University of Applied Sciences


Standardization of the first phase of the next generation of cellular networks has almost concluded now, and the roll out of these 5G networks is coming soon. This talk will focus on the security of 3GPP 5G network standards. It will give an understanding of how standardization works, what was standardized for security and try to shed some light to why some things are the way they are.

About the speaker

Alf Zugenmaier is professor for mobile networks and security at the university of applied sciences in Munich, Germany. He has been active in standardization within the 3GPP security standardization group since 2008, working on security standards for 4G and later 5G. Prior to becoming a professor, he worked at DOCOMO Euro-Labs in Munich, Germany, on secure mobility. Before that he was a postdoc at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK. He holds a PhD in Computer Science and a Diploma in Physics, both from University of Freiburg. His research interest are in network and systems security and privacy.


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