No. 3. Authentication for 5G Mobile Wireless Networks Manuscript Received: 5 January 2022, Accepted: 8 February 2022, Published: 15 March 2022

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Daphne Bunga Dwiputriane
Swee Huay Heng

Abstract

Discussions regarding 5G mobile wireless networks frequently involve the impact they will create to our daily lives. Some view 5G as a disruption while some are questioning the need to deploy the network when conventional mobile networks are still performing optimally. The economic and lifestyle impact of 5G is rather subjective, but it is definite that there will be consequences to the security and privacy discussion sphere with an emphasis on authentication. As it arrives with new mechanisms, there is certainly a whole new attacking avenues to be capitalised. This paper surveys the state of 5G mobile wireless networks in terms of authentication.  It further discusses the security features and challenges in the 5G mobile wireless networks, and future directions will also be charted.

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