The Telecom Sector
Looking into some recent real world telco security incidents highlights just how unhelpful a myopic focus on APTs, Chinese vendor software and 3GPP features can be to telco security.
ETSI is doing some excellent work to fill a glaring gap in cyber security standards - how you secure AI algorithms.
With the launch of the first 5G Stand Alone (5G SA) networks, mobile network security will never be the same again - here's why and what to do about it.
Will operators step up and support two enterprising individuals from Ericsson and Nokia in defining an ATT&CK-like Framework for the telecom sector?
All but the largest telecom operators should be looking at deploying the STIR/SHAKEN standard for blocking unwanted calls as a service, managed by a vendor partner, rather than building out their own infrastructure.
Orange Polska has released Mixeway, an open source CI/CD security orchestration tool. It needs a lot more work but the GUI and aspiration to correlate vulnerability testing across security tools make it worth taking a look at.
SKT is a world-leader in 5G. This HardenStance Briefing depicts the operator's strategy for 5G services and applications and the contribution A10 Networks is making to SKT's supporting network and network security infrastructure.
Cloud Native principles and tools are now the only way forward for telcos to achieve their digital transformation goals. This White Paper articulates what this means in terms of working practices, development and operations models and new security requirements.
80 hackers gathered in Oulu, Finland, over the last week-end of November 2019 to crawl all over Ericsson and Nokia's 5G network products and see what flaws they could find. HardenStance attended and published this Briefing on what happened and why it matters.
Some telcos are investing in deception technology. According to Attivo Networks, one telco customer found enough unauthorized and malicious behaviour by employees to warrant firing them on the spot. There are telecom infrastructure use cases too.
Research by the Delft University of Technology, carried out in partnership with KPN, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and others, suggests consumers may be more willing to engage in cleaning up IoT infections than they tend to be given credit for.
T-Systems wants to become Europe's largest provider of cyber security services. This HardenStance Briefing looks at how growing market share in the UK is key to achieving that goal.