Lisa Fowlkes of the FCC’s Public Safety Homeland Security Bureau says US wireless telcos are proactively improving the security of Diameter signaling.
As we realize the dream of all-IP communications, so we must become conscious of the manifold impact on the risk environment.
UK signaling security firm Evolved Intelligence has been purchased by US mobile analytics business Mobileum.
SS7 weaknesses are well-known, but AdaptiveMobile says this is the first time that attacks on the Diameter signaling protocol have been proven to occur.
Both SS7 and Diameter signaling protocols can suffer serious security vulnerabilities that few telcos are equipped to deal with.