Wednesday 13 Jan 2021 | Associate Member | Member Press Release | Member Resources |

iBASIS, the leading provider of communications solutions for operators and digital players worldwide, today announced the launch of its Managed Cloud-Based Security Portfolio for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) around the globe, in partnership with global telecoms security company, Positive Technologies, to cost-effectively and immediately deliver security intelligence.

The strategic partnership offers a comprehensive security solution that fully protects customer networks empowering mobile operators with greater control. iBASIS’ Security iQ360TM portfolio is a hosted, fully managed solution in the global IPX network. The solution leverages unparalleled 360-degree intelligence for in-depth visibility, monitoring, attack detection, and mitigation while providing automatic updates against continuously evolving threats.

“We at iBASIS are thrilled to partner with Positive Technologies, a pioneer in signaling security research and leading global provider of telecom cybersecurity solutions, to bring this world-leading solution to market,” says Chris Lennartz, Vice President, Product Management. “By adding Positive Technologies’ in-depth signaling research to iBASIS’ Security iQ360, MNOs will be better positioned to protect their brand reputation while increasing customer loyalty and trust.”

“As one of the largest international signaling, voice, and data networks, iBASIS is uniquely positioned to deliver this much-needed service,” adds Michael Downs, Managing Director UK and EMEA at Positive Technologies. “We are very proud of our innovative partnership to bring a truly robust and agile solution to the market. Mobile operators are increasingly asking for security to be delivered as part of their IPX experience. We are excited to perfectly complement iBASIS’ signaling security solution as we share the same holistic approach and best practices.”

“Every year, security breaches cost mobile providers over $30 billion in revenue losses,” says Kaleido Intelligence’s Chief of Research, Steffen Sorrell. “iBASIS’ Security iQ360 Portfolio and partnership with Positive Technologies is well-poised to address mobile operators’ urgent security needs within the signaling ecosystem.”

Key benefits of the iBASIS and Positive Technologies partnership include:

  • Full visibility with real time monitoring of all attacks
  • Completely secure signaling networks as an ongoing process
  • Protection of brand reputation, increase in customer loyalty, and prevention of revenue loss
  • No operational impact, all provided as a ‘cloud’ solution
  • Visibility of ongoing attack development even after by-passing mobile operator’s firewall
  • Support operators as they transition to 5G and the massive IoT era

iBASIS and Positive Technologies will host a webinar on February 17 at 2pm CET, moderated by Kaleido Intelligence, sharing the latest trends, regulatory measures, and real-world case studies. Click here to register now.



iBASIS is the leading communications solutions provider enabling operators and digital players worldwide to perform and transform. Powered by Tofane Global, iBASIS is the first independent communications specialist, ranking third largest global wholesale voice operator and Top 3 LTE IPX vendor with 700+ LTE destinations. iBASIS today serves 1,000+ customers across 18 offices worldwide.



Positive Technologies is a global cybersecurity company. Its flagship Telecom Cybersecurity Suite enables network operators to drive business performance while protecting their subscribers and services.  By providing greater visibility into infrastructure vulnerabilities and securing customer services, Positive Technologies helps to strengthen loyalty, drive revenue with value-added security offerings, and protect emerging telecom technologies such as 5G and the IoT.


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