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Are we prepared to deal with the impact of cyber threats on 5G?

Leonid Burakovsky is editor of Fraud and Security Group’s FS.37 “GTP-U Security”. Communications service providers (CSPs) are moving to 5G. With 57 commercial 5G launches, GSMA predicts that 20% of global connections will be 5G by 2025. CSPs are eager to make this move ...

Do biological viruses affect digital security?

We are living in times of global uncertainty with un-precedented levels of disruption to daily routine, travel, social interaction and business due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19).   Many countries have in place travel restrictions not just at national borders but also within ...

Mobile Device Security, A Multi-Faceted Approach

Cyber incidents are now the #1 business risk facing corporations, moving to the top of insurer Allianz’s annual list. In this world of high-profile state-sponsored cyber attacks, along with bad actors attempting various forms of cybercrime, enterprises and consumers need to ...

What is SIM Swap?

Over the past couple of years, there has been a lot of awareness raising in the press about the issue of ‘SIM swap’. GSMA’s Fraud & Security Group Chairman David Rogers explores the problem. An unauthorised individual gets a victim’s SIM reassigned to them in order to ...

5G Field Testing

After many years of development in 3GPP, the 5G NR “New Radio” standard has achieved stability. Operators around the world have begun to deploy 5G networks and 5G devices available from multiple manufacturers. These together are providing new and improved ...

Dual SIM requirements and test book now in their 5th edition

Dual SIM handsets continue to gain in popularity. From being a product aimed at limited regional markets a few years ago, they are now nearing a majority of new device sales worldwide. Originally sales were driven by the rise of far eastern vendors. Bringing extensive Dual ...

eSIM/UICC Generic Test Profile for Device Testing

The GSMA Terminal Steering Group is pleased to announce the publication of TS.48 Generic eUICC Test Profile for Device Testing. The introduction of Devices with non-removable UICCs presents a need to review best practice for testing. System simulator-based Device testing for ...

AI User Experience Performance Testing

Nowadays the smartphone sales market is transferring from “selling technology productions” to “providing compelling and personalised experiences”. The AI features help OEMs improve product differences and attract new customers. With the help of powerful AI technology, the ...

Drafting AI Mobile Device Guidelines

The GSMA Terminal Steering Group set up a work item on AI mobile device guidelines in late 2018 to embrace the new development trend. We have witnessed the high-speed development of mobile internet due to the fast penetration of smartphones, but after the big leap from ...