Nokia is releasing two security tools for cell operators and their customers, claiming that as telecommunications networks develop into more and more difficult and carry extra information, the array of potential threats turns into larger.
Smart networks enable operators to grasp extra about their customers, ship new providers and assist join the Internet of Things (IoT).
But this implies they carry larger quantities and extra private information, rising their significance to customers and making them a tempting goal for cyber criminals.
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Nokia’s ‘Security Risk Index’ analyses a telco’s vulnerabilities throughout its cell, IP and mounted networks and benchmarks them towards their business friends. It identifies potential gaps and offers solutions.
The second a part of the equation is ‘Managed Security Services’, which entails Nokia’s specialists designing security infrastructure, info administration and monitoring methods so telcos are protected towards identified and unknown threats and meet regulatory necessities.
Both providers are powered by Nokia’s NetGuard suite of tools.
“Operators must be prepared for a security breach,” stated Friedrich Trawoeger, head of managed providers at Nokia. “A dynamic, managed security proposition is needed to eliminate possible threats, so we are taking a comprehensive approach to security from assessing risks to managing and maintaining our customers’ security infrastructure. This is the best approach to defend against attacks.”
And Nokia will let telcos white label each merchandise to allow them to higher serve their customers and generate extra income.
“The resale white label model will allow our customers to monetize the security opportunity,” added Trawoeger.
Once the world’s main smartphone producer, Nokia has doubled down on community gear because it bought its system enterprise to Microsoft in 2013, buying Alcatal-Lucent in 2015.