Palindrome Technologies Achieves the First Accreditation Worldwide as a NESAS Security Test Laboratory.

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Palindrome Technologies Achieves the First Accreditation Worldwide as a NESAS Security Test Laboratory.

September 16, 2020| Hazlet, NJ – Palindrome Technologies today announced that it has become the first company worldwide to obtain NESAS Security Test laboratory accreditation. Product vendors can now submit their products to Palindrome Technologies for security evaluations based on NESAS, resulting in an industry recognized baseline for the security profile of these solutions.

The Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS)[1]  provides an industry-wide security assurance framework to facilitate improvements in security levels across the worldwide mobile industry. NESAS is jointly defined by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and the GSMA. It outlines security requirements and an assessment framework for secure product development and product lifecycle processes using 3GPP defined security test cases to evaluate defined network functions and equipment.

In becoming the first to obtain NESAS Security Test laboratory accreditation, Palindrome Technologies achieved a significant milestone for the NESAS scheme and for the security of the evolving mobile ecosystem.” stated James Moran, Head of Security, GSMA.  Palindrome’s initiative and commitment in spearheading efforts necessary to raise the level of security and trust is crucial for the mobile networks, upon which we all depend”.

Palindrome Technologies is committed to helping our clients build and operate the most secure networks possible, and frameworks such as NESAS serve a critical role in helping to secure critical infrastructures” affirmed Peter Thermos, Palindrome founder and CTO.

 

About Palindrome

Palindrome Technologies is a leading applied information security research firm and analysis laboratory with expertise in emerging technologies, embedded systems, communication networks, software, and cloud-based infrastructures. Palindrome is an accredited ISO/IEC 17025 testing laboratory as well as a GSMA and CTIA designated IoT Cybersecurity Testing Lab. Palindrome helps global enterprise organizations, service providers and network equipment suppliers with deploying and maintaining secure networks, services, and products. Visit www.palindrometech.com for more information.

About GSMA

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators and nearly 400 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organizations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces the industry-leading MWC events held annually in Barcelona, Shanghai and Los Angeles, as well as the Mobile 360 Series of regional conferences.

For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at www.gsma.com. Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA.

 

About 3GPP

3GPP is a consortium of many global standards organizations defining the reference architectures, protocols, functions and requirements for the evolving generations of mobile technology and services. Visit www.3gpp.org for more information.

 

For more information contact: 

Michael Stauffer, Director of Security Compliance at michael.stauffer@palindrometech.com

[1] https://www.gsma.com/security/network-equipment-security-assurance-scheme/

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