ZTE passes NESAS security evaluations of its 5G network equipment against SCAS defined by 3GPP
Date:2021-06-03 ZTE Click:697

3 June 2021, Shenzhen, China - ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, has passed GSMA's Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS) security evaluation for its 5G NR gNodeB and seven 5GC network devices. The results have been officially announced on the GSMA website.

ZTE successfully passed the security audit for its development and product lifecycle processes in June 2020, and then the company carried out the NESAS security evaluation on its 5G network products in accordance with security specifications defined in Security Assurance Specifications (SCAS) by 3GPP in March, 2021.   

SGS Brightsight, a NESAS Security Test Laboratory accredited by GSMA, has performed all the applicable SCAS test cases. The tests cover air interface security, service-oriented architecture (SOA) security, access security, control/user plane security, network product general security, transmission security, O&M security, vulnerability and robustness testing, etc. ZTE has passed all the tests according to the test report, which objectively presents the security levels of ZTE's 5G products. 

As a global and efficient cybersecurity assessment scheme, NESAS has been taking feedback from various stakeholders into account and also iteratively strengthening its ability, to satisfy the security needs of network operators, equipment vendors, regulators, and national security authorities.

With its security vision of "Security in DNA, Trust through Transparency", ZTE has been committed to providing secure products and services for the industry and customers. Moving forward, ZTE supports and adopts security schemes dedicated to unifying the verification of 5G network products. Together with the stakeholders, ZTE will actively be devoted to the further development of network security certifications.

For further details, please check: https://www.gsma.com/security/nesas-evaluated-network-equipment-products/

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