FS.19 Diameter Interconnect Security

Friday 20 Dec 2019 | Deployment | Operational |

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This document outlines potential operator network specfic Diameter and countermeasures against those attacks. It aims to provide an understanding of potential risks, threats and countermeasures related to LTE and 5G interconnection security. Includes attacks related to interworking between Diameter and SS7 MAP. It must be read in conjunction with FS.07 and FS.11.

Audience: Technical security practitioner

Resource technology specifics: Core network

Resource type: Guideline

Resource enforcement: Voluntary

Resource certification type: Self-assessment

Advantage Disadvantage
  • Describes Diameter attacks in the context of LTE roaming, including attacks related to interworking between Diameter and SS7 MAP.
  • Includes Diameter Risk Classification and the Diameter Firewall Rules
  • GSMA member confidential