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ETSI Releases Middlebox Security Protocols (MSP) Framework Specification

ETSI is pleased to announce a new specification, ETSI TS 103 523-1: Part 1 of the Middlebox Security Protocol (MSP) series, which defines the security properties of a Middlebox Security Protocol. Middleboxes are vital in modern networks from new 5G deployments, with ever-faster networks that need performance management, to resisting new cyberattacks with evolved threat defense that copes with encrypted traffic, to VPN provision. The industry needs middlebox technology to keep pace with these a...

Will Cybersecurity Be Included In The Radio Equipment Directive?

The Radio Equipment Directive which is applicable for most wireless equipment also in the fire and security industry looks to be prepared for an update where cybersecurity requirements will become part of the directive and with that part of the CE-marking. While Euralarm supports the need for increased cybersecurity, the fire and security industry will preferably support a horizontal cybersecurity regulation. Nevertheless, if embedded in the RED, Euralarm wants to ensure that the technical aspe...

ETSI's Industry Specification Group On Securing Artificial Intelligence Announces Appointing New Chair And Vice Chairs

ETSI's new Industry Specification Group on Securing Artificial Intelligence (ISG SAI) announced that they met recently for their second meeting and appointed Alex Leadbeater (BT) as the Industry Specification Group’s new Chair. Dr. Kate Reed (NCSC) was appointed as First Vice Chair and Tieyan Li (Huawei) was appointed as Second Vice Chair. The second meeting of the ISG SAI, after the launch of the group in October 2019, was also the place to discuss work priorities and future scope of act...

ETSI For Network Functions Virtualization’s Release 4 Enhances Cloud-Enabled Deployments

The ETSI Industry Specification Group (ISG) for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has started working on its next specification release, known as Release 4. While NFV-based deployments are expanding worldwide and show the benefits of network function virtualization, new technologies are expected to be leveraged and features are being added in support of 5G and novel fixed access network deployments that are emerging in many countries. Network Functions Virtualization-based deployments The...

oneM2M Participates In IoT Grand Slam To Discuss Setting The Standard For Interoperability

OneM2M’s participation in IoT Grand Slam to highlight IoT interoperability and Release 2 Key members of oneM2M will take part in a virtual panel session which will examine standards for Internet of Things (IoT) interoperability, drawing on key features from oneM2M’s latest set of specifications, Release 2. The discussion will highlight how the organization is playing a vital role in providing interoperability across a vast number of IoT protocols and will outline o...