ZTE and Omdia launch official report on transparency and security assurance in the 5G world

16 September 2020

ZTE Corporation, one of the leading providers of international telecommunications services and business and consumer technology solutions in the mobile internet area , recently launched the official report, "Transparency and security in the 5G world", in partnership with Omdia, a leading global technology research powerhouse.

According to the report, comprehensive security assurance is critical to the entire ecosystem in the 5G era, ranging from Internet of Things (IoT) devices to 5G networks, from regulations to operations. Ensuring truly effective security requires collaboration and coordination from all parties involved, as well as regular assessments, to address the growing challenges posed by the global implementation of 5G.

ZTE has been dedicated to researching proactive cybersecurity solutions for many years. The report highlights that ZTE's existing security resources, experience and plan demonstrated a mechanism for collaboration, transparency and openness in an attempt to address the security risks and challenges that lie ahead in the 5G world.

It also explains that cybersecurity is the highest priority for ZTE's product and service research and development. The company has established a comprehensive cybersecurity guarantee mechanism following laws and standards. In the meantime, it adopted a series of cybersecurity measures, such as the three lines of defense model, assembled the product security incident response team (PSIRT), cybersecurity labs, and security assessments. safety.

In August 2020, ZTE passed the GSMA's NESAS audit, demonstrating the security of development processes and the 5G life cycle.

"Digitization has been going on for many years, and a comprehensive security guarantee is needed to be in line with the openness to risk. Think of digital risk in terms of people, processes and technology to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information is a combination that many organizations will recognize, "said Maxine Holt , senior director of cybersecurity research at Omdia. "Cybersecurity is a global challenge to which all participants must contribute in order to achieve and maintain a secure and reliable, high performance 5G network."

"ZTE is prepared and looks forward to collaborating with customers and industry stakeholders to address the security challenges to come," said Zhong Hong , ZTE's vice president and director of security. "We look forward to building a secure and reliable 5G network to enable digital life to be better for everyone."

In the aftermath, ZTE will continue to maintain transparency and openness, and will also adopt a risk-based approach to manage security throughout the product life cycle. In addition, the company will comply with regulatory requirements and technical standards, implement assessments and obtain the certifications required by customers and regulators.

This is the link to access the report "Transparency and security assurance in the 5G world":


ZTE and Omdia will host a global online webinar, "Comprehensive security assurance is critical in the 5G era", on September 16, from 5 pm to 6 pm (GMT +8). To participate, enter the site: 


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