Malaysia’s Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) is increasing the security of its 5G network with the deployment of Ericsson Security Manager (ESM), the Swedish vendor has announced. In a press release regarding the matter, it was noted that DNB’s is the first deployment of the ESM solution in Malaysia, and the solution is expected to increase productivity in security operations by providing automated security management with security orchestration, posture management, threat management and certificate management. According to Ericsson, the solution will provide DNB with security visibility and control, including security compliance monitoring.
Commenting, Alex Ooi, Chief Information Security Officer at DNB, said: ‘Building a secure 5G network requires a holistic approach through security standardisation, development, deployment, and operations. With ESM automating the security processes and compliance, users of the 5G network will have the assurance that cyber threats are being efficiently monitored and managed, allowing them to leverage the benefits of 5G.’