Telecommunication networks underpin communication, collaboration and media platforms used by millions of organisations and billions of individuals every day, making use of various types and methods of communication as an everyday part of life.
These vast amounts of data in motion, produced by everything from voice calls, smart meters and connected IoT devices, messaging apps or email, collaboration tools to media streaming services, make telecom networks a target for cybercriminals who can intercept and manipulate communications, breach confidentiality and data integrity .
Ensuring the security of communication, including the capability to encrypt sensitive traffic, has long been a critical cornerstone of the telecom industry. Consumers expect their privacy to be protected and providers expect to be able to safeguard themselves and their customers from various types of threats.
Utimaco provides proven cybersecurity solutions. One important part is the encryption of sensitive data which in turn is rendered indecipherable to all except authorized recipients with the provision to decrypt data to ensure message confidentiality and authenticity. A second part takes care of the provision of digital identities to humans and systems, with the objective to provide gated system access to authorized persons and solutions as well as to enable provable and non-repudiable legal activities. In conjunction with intelligent 5G communication, the solutions enable modern day communication and service level agreements for dynamic service offerings in a highly secure framework.