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5G Security Standardisation and Knowledge Base

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Date and Time 22nd September 2021 , 1:00pm BST
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As Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) around the globe introduce and launch 5G systems, communications networks will face new security threats and challenges. Understanding, mapping and mitigating these existing and upcoming security threats in an objective, speedy and effective manner has become essential.

During this webinar we will drive the audience through Huawei’s product security baseline, which satisfies the security requirements of the current 5G product security evaluation based on NESAS (Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme) as well as the recently created 5G Security Knowledge Base published by GSMA, which includes the industry-consensus threat map, mitigation strategies and measures for different roles, and standards and best practices.

With the full use of these suggestions and references coming from 5G Security Knowledge Base, 5G network security is verifiable and manageable. It is a powerful tool to help stakeholders systematically understand and respond to 5G cyber security threats at the technical level.

Meet our speakers

Carlos Valderrama: Senior Cybersecurity Advisor at Huawei

Carlos is a Cybersecurity expert with more than 20 years of experience in Computer Forensics, Incident Response, Malware Analysis and Threat Intelligence for IT and OT environments. Currently he is Senior Cybersecurity Advisor at Huawei, formerly SOC Director and IoT Expert selected by the European Community Cybersecurity Agency (ENISA) to define the security framework for Industrial IoT, critical infrastructures, smart cities, smart manufacturing, among others.

He started his career as a penetration tester and soon realised his passion laid in Computer Forensics and Incident Response, which led him on his path to become a passionate expert in Cybersecurity Operations and Threat Intelligence. He has worked on large scale international cyber investigations, participated in responding to attacks from renowned campaigns and cyber criminals, and has created several Cybersecurity and Forensics tools. He has built and participated in improving and modernising several country-wide and global SOCs and CERTs for MSSPs and private and public organisations. He is a passionate tutor and frequently speak at Cybersecurity conferences, train law enforcement groups in many countries and mentors university study programs.

Jon France: Head of Industry Security at GSMA

IT Strategy formulation and execution across multi site global enterprise portfolios including back and front office functions with full P&L. Culture change through people and process engineering, running highly effective teams who deliver business benefit across the full life-cycle. Champion of cloud computing for agility, flexibility and speed to market. Innovation champion within web and data – running agile teams producing and promoting innovative products. Compliance and Governance specialist within Information Technology – Extensive experience in handling and conducting audit using balanced risk approach. Design and execution of all aspects of Business Continuity (Including IT Disaster Recovery) on worldwide footing for multiple business unit enterprise entities.

Specialties: Enterprise IT Architecture and Design, Cloud technologies & Deployment, Project Management, Business process engineering, IT Security Practice, Business Continuity, IT Disaster Recovery, Web content management, Big Data, Usability and design, SEO Tuning, Sarbanes Oxley, Data Protection, PCI Compliance, Audit, Risk Assessment / Management