Trend Micro Announces New Subsidiary for 5G Cybersecurity

Trend Micro, a Japanese Security firm and a global cybersecurity leader established CTOne, a subsidiary for 5G cybersecurity of which Jason Huang is appointed as the chief executive.

For over three decades, Trend Micro has been at the forefront of network transformations. The 5G technology has enabled new applications and capabilities requiring new cybersecurity infrastructure, said Eva Chen, CEO of Trend Micro.

To counter the emerging security threats in 5G networks, effective management and integration of resources is needed in the organisations, says the firm. 

CTOne provides security for landing applications in private 5G network environments, strengthens the digital resilience of vertical application fields, and achieves comprehensive protection to endpoint from network, by pre-deploying a security net.

Large bandwidth, high-density capabilities, and low latency have encouraged many organisations to adopt private 5G networks. According to a report by Grand View Research, in the year 2021, the market size of the global private 5G network was valued at USD 1.38 billion and has been expected to expand since. The private 5G networks are considered to be the most secure wireless communications. However, with the proliferation of cloud networks, widely used Open Radio Access (O-RAN), IoT devices, and open-source software, the 5G environment faces cyber threats.

“With more than six years of dedicated research and foresight into network technology. We are assured that CTOne will safeguard organisations in 5G network environments,” said Chen.

In addition to the end-to-end security solutions of private 5G network, CTOne is also developing edge computing security solutions and Open Radio Access (O-RAN) to assist enterprises in mitigating cyber risks when they deploy related technologies.

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